Visual Quickstart Guide iMovie HD 6 iDVD 6 for Mac OS X

book cover
Visual Quickstart Guide iMovie HD 6 & iDVD 6 for Mac OS X
By Jeff Carlson
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: June 20, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-321-42327-5
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-42327-6
Pages: 312

Table of Contents  | Index

Need to learn iMovie HD 6 and iDVD 6 fast? Try a Visual QuickStart! This best-selling reference's visual format and step-by-step, task-based instructions will have you up and running with these great iLife applications in no time. Best-selling author and iLife expert Jeff Carlson uses crystal-clear instructions, full-color illustrations,  and friendly prose to introduce you to everything from using themes, tools, and effects to timeline editing to video podcasts and blogs. You'll also learn about everything new in iMovie HD 6 and iDVD 6, including motion-graphics themes, real-time effects, audio enhancements, sharing options, and more!

book cover
Visual Quickstart Guide iMovie HD 6 & iDVD 6 for Mac OS X
By Jeff Carlson
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: June 20, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-321-42327-5
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-42327-6
Pages: 312

Table of Contents  | Index

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    Part 1:  Shooting
          Chapter 1.  The Digital Camcorder
      Buying a Camcorder
      Features Worth Noting
      Features to Ignore/Avoid
          Chapter 2.  Composition and Coverage
      Understanding Timecode
      Take Notes
      Composing Your Shots
      Depth of Field
          Chapter 3.  The Camera in Motion
      Don't Move
      Changing Shutter Speed
          Chapter 4.  Lighting
      Hard and Soft Light
      Color Temperature
      Three-Point Lighting
      Bounce Cards and Reflectors
      Shooting Outside
          Chapter 5.  Capturing Audio
      Your Camcorder's Microphone
    Part 2:  Editing in iMovie HD
          Chapter 6.  iMovie Overview
      Working with Projects
      iMovie's Interface
          Chapter 7.  Importing Footage
      Making a Magic iMovie
      Importing Clips
      Mixing Video Formats
      Importing Footage from an Analog Camcorder
      How iMovie Manages Clips
      Managing Clips
      Working with the Trash
      Extracting Footage from a DVD
          Chapter 8.  Editing Video
      Adding Clips to the Movie
      Adding iMovie Themes
      Ordering Clips
      Navigating the Timeline
      Using Bookmarks
      Editing Clips
      Pasting Clips over Clips
      Creating Blank Clips
      Reverting Clips
          Chapter 9.  Editing Still Pictures
      Importing Pictures from iPhoto
      Changing the Duration of a Still Clip
      Adding Motion with the Ken Burns Effect
      Importing Pictures from Other Sources
      Creating a Still Clip from a Video Clip
          Chapter 10.  Editing Audio
      Changing a Clip's Volume
      Fading Audio In or Out
      Extracting Audio
      Locking and Unlocking Audio Clips
      Waveforms and Audio Scrubbing
      Recording Voice-overs
      Editing Audio Clips
      Adding Music from iTunes and GarageBand
      Adding Sound Effects
      Importing Audio Files
          Chapter 11.  Transitions
      Editing Transition Settings
      Adding Transitions
      Adding Multiple Transitions
      Editing Transitions
      Removing Transitions
          Chapter 12.  Titles
      Editing the Text
      Setting Title Position
      Adding Titles
      Modifying and Deleting Existing Titles
          Chapter 13.  Effects
      Editing Effect Settings
      Applying Effects
      Removing Effects
      Reversing Clip Direction
      Changing Playback Speed
      Audio Effects
    Part 3:  Sharing from iMovie HD
          Chapter 14.  Scoring Your Movie in GarageBand
      Sharing to GarageBand
      Making Music Using GarageBand
      Getting the Score Back into iMovie
          Chapter 15.  Recording Back to Tape
      Exporting to the Camera
      Transferring to Videotape
          Chapter 16.  QuickTime
      Exporting to QuickTime
      Exporting to QuickTime Using Expert Settings
      Combining Movie Segments
      Exporting to a Palm OS Handheld
          Chapter 17.  Email, iWeb, and Bluetooth
      Exporting to Email
      Publishing to the Web Using iWeb
      Publishing a Video Podcast Using iWeb
      Writing HTML
      Creating a Poster Movie
      Exporting via Bluetooth
          Chapter 18.  Moving from iMovie to iDVD
      Creating Chapter Markers
      Creating an iDVD Project
      Exporting Movies for DVD
    Part 4:  iDVD
          Chapter 19.  iDVD Overview
      About DVDs
      Working with iDVD Projects
      Using OneStep DVD
      Using Magic iDVD
      iDVD's Interface
      Creating a New Project
      Creating an iDVD Project from Final Cut
      Creating a Submenu
      Setting an Autoplay Movie
      Previewing the DVD
      Adding DVD-ROM Data
          Chapter 20.  iDVD Themes
      Applying a Theme
      Using Motion
      Using Drop Zones
      Editing Text
          Chapter 21.  Customizing iDVD Themes
      Editing Text Formatting
      Editing Text Alignment and Position
      Editing Buttons
      Changing the Background
      Setting Background Audio
      Looping Movie Playback
      Saving a Favorite Theme
      Deleting a Favorite Theme
          Chapter 22.  Slideshows
      Creating a Slideshow
      Setting Slideshow Options
      Adding Photos
      Adding Background Audio
          Chapter 23.  Archiving, Encoding, and Burning
      Creating a Project Archive
      Choosing an Encoding Setting
      Burning the DVD
      Saving as a Disc Image
      After the Burn
        Appendix A.  Troubleshooting
      iMovie HD 6 and iDVD 6 Troubleshooting
      Disc Burning
      General System Troubleshooting
        Appendix B.  Resources
      Essential Information
      Recommended Books
      Online Tutorials and Reference
      iMovie Plug-ins
      Audio Editing Applications
      iDVD Themes
      Other iMovie-Related Software
      Royalty-Free Audio Clips