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OS X El Capitan For Dummies by Bob LeVitus

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Chapter 14

The Multimedia Mac

In This Chapter

arrow Playing movies and music with QuickTime Player

arrow Reading books with iBooks

arrow Taking pictures and movies with Photo Booth

arrow Opening, viewing, printing, and converting file formats with Preview

arrow Importing media — photos and videos — to your Mac with Image Capture

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Media content is more than just music (the topic of Chapter 13), and your Mac is ready, willing, and able to handle almost any type of media (with any type of content) you can throw at it. Which is why, in addition to the aforementioned iTunes, OS X El Capitan includes applications for viewing and working with media (such as DVD movie discs and QuickTime movie files) as well as graphics in a variety of file formats (including PDF, TIFF, and JPEG).

In this chapter, you look at some bundled applications you can use to work with such media — namely QuickTime Player, iBooks, Photo Booth, ...

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