Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Editing in iMovie

    1. Chapter 1 Importing Video

      1. iMovie: The Application
      2. Getting into iMovie
      3. Importing from a Tape Camcorder
      4. Importing from Tapeless Camcorders
      5. Importing from DVD Camcorders
      6. Recording Live from a Camcorder or iSight Camera
      7. Importing Old iMovie Projects
      8. Dragging Video In from the Finder
      9. Importing Footage from Old Analog Tapes
    2. Chapter 2 The Lay of the Land

      1. The Concept of Movie Projects
      2. The Project Library
      3. Aspect Ratios: The Missing Manual
      4. All About Events
      5. Four Ways to Remodel Your Workspace
    3. Chapter 3 Building the Movie

      1. Phase 1: Review Your Clips (Skim + Play)
      2. Phase 2: Select the Good Bits
      3. Phase 3: Build the Storyboard
      4. Phases 2–3 (Alternate): Paint-to-Insert
      5. Phase 4: Fine-Tune the Edit
      6. Storyboard Playback
      7. Full-Screen Playback
      8. Rearranging Video
      9. Copying and Pasting Video
      10. Shortening or Lengthening Clips
      11. Splitting a Clip
      12. Cutaways
      13. The Precision Editor
    4. Chapter 4 Video Chunks: Keywords, Favorites, and Rejects

      1. Marking Favorites and Rejects: Two-Step Method
      2. Marking Favorites and Rejects: One-Step Method
      3. Unmarking
      4. Selecting Marked Footage
      5. Hiding and Showing Favorites and Rejects
      6. Keywords
      7. The Keyword Filter
      8. Deleting Footage for Good
      9. Space Saver
    5. Chapter 5 Transitions, Themes, and Travel Maps

      1. About Transitions
      2. When Not to Use Transitions
      3. Two Ways to "Transish"
      4. Creating Individual Transition Effects
      5. A Long Discussion of Transition Lengths
      6. Automatic Transitions
      7. Transitions: The iMovie Catalog
      8. Themes
      9. Travel Maps
    6. Chapter 6 Video Effects, Slo-Mo, Green Screen, and Picture-in-Picture

      1. Video Effects
      2. Fast/Slow/Reverse
      3. Green Screen
      4. Picture-in-Picture (PiP)
    7. Chapter 7 Stabilization, Color Fixes, Cropping, and Rotating

      1. Video Stabilization
      2. Color Fixes
      3. Cropping Video
      4. Rotating Video
    8. Chapter 8 Titles, Subtitles, and Credits

      1. Setting Up a Title
      2. Font, Size, and Style
      3. Checking the Result
      4. Editing or Deleting a Title
    9. Chapter 9 Narration, Music, and Sound

      1. Two Kinds of Audio
      2. Adding Audio to the Storyboard
      3. Background Music
      4. Sound Effects (Pinned Music)
      5. Editing to the Beat
      6. Recording Narration
      7. Extracting Audio from Video
      8. Volume Adjustments
      9. Editing Audio in GarageBand
    10. Chapter 10 Photos

      1. Importing Still Images
      2. The Photos Browser
      3. Two Ways to Add Photos
      4. The Dimensions of an iMovie Photo
      5. Crop, Fit, Rotate
      6. The Ken Burns Effect
      7. Creating Still Images from Footage
      8. Exporting a Still Frame
    11. Chapter 11 Advanced Editing

      1. The Power of Editing
      2. Popular Editing Techniques
      3. Back and Forth to iMovie 6
  2. Finding Your Audience

    1. Chapter 12 Exporting to iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, or Front Row

      1. Exporting the Movie to iTunes
      2. From iTunes to iPod, iPhone, Etc.
    2. Chapter 13 Exporting to YouTube and the Web

      1. Method 1: iMovie to YouTube
      2. Method 2: iMovie to MobileMe
      3. Custom Web Pages: Three Roads
      4. Method 3: iMovie to iWeb
      5. Method 4: HomePage
      6. Method 5: Posting a Movie on Your Site
    3. Chapter 14 From iMovie to QuickTime

      1. Understanding QuickTime
      2. The Export Pop-up Menu
      3. The Video Codecs: A Catalog
      4. Saving a QuickTime Movie
    4. Chapter 15 QuickTime Player

      1. QuickTime Player (Free Version)
      2. QuickTime Player Pro
      3. Advanced QuickTime Pro: Track Tricks
  3. iDVD '09

    1. Chapter 16 iDVD Basics

      1. Why iDVD?
      2. What You're In For
      3. Phase 1: Prepare Your Video
      4. Phase 2: Insert Chapter Markers
      5. Phase 3: Export from iMovie '09
      6. Phase 4: Design the Menu Screen
      7. Phase 5: Add Your Movies
      8. Phase 6: Burning Your DVD
      9. OneStep DVDs, Magic iDVDs
    2. Chapter 17 DVD Menus, Slideshows, and the Map

      1. Adding Movies
      2. Submenus ("Folders")
      3. The DVD Map—and Autoplay
      4. DVD Slideshows
    3. Chapter 18 Designing iDVD Themes

      1. iDVD's Built-in Themes
      2. Editing Buttons
      3. Editing Text
      4. Editing Backgrounds
      5. Menu Audio
      6. Saving Favorites
    4. Chapter 19 Advanced iDVD

      1. iDVD: The DVD-ROM Maker
      2. Uncover Your DVD Project File
      3. AppleScripting iDVD
      4. Archiving Your Project
      5. Disk Images
      6. Professional Duplicating
  4. Appendixes

    1. Appendix iMovie '09, Menu by Menu

      1. iMovie Menu
      2. File Menu
      3. Edit Menu
      4. View Menu
      5. Text Menu
      6. Share Menu
      7. Window Menu
      8. Help Menu
      9. Drag and Drop Menu
    2. Appendix Troubleshooting

      1. Two Golden Rules
      2. General iMovie Troubleshooting
      3. Starting Up and Importing
      4. Editing
      5. Exporting
      6. Where to Get Help
    3. Appendix Master Keyboard Shortcut List

      1. Panes, Panels, and Windows
      2. Event Browser and Storyboard
      3. Playback
      4. Editing
      5. Working with Clips
      6. Music and Audio
      7. Editing Titles
    4. Appendix Visual Cheat Sheet

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