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The Macintosh iLife ’09

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The definitive iLife reference, completely updated and revised!

The Macintosh iLife ’09  is a lavishly illustrated handbook packed with easy-to-follow instructions, essential technical background, and tips for iLife users of all levels.

Each two-page spread is a self-contained tutorial or set of tips. Everything you need is at your fingertips, and every page is updated for iLife ’09, including coverage of the Faces feature in iPhoto that allows users to organize their photos based on who's in them, the new Animated Travel Maps in iMovie that enhances vacation movies with eye-catching animations and much more!

  • Organize your photos using iPhoto's new Faces facial-recognition and Places geotagging technologies

  • Share your photos on Flickr and Facebook

  • Create spectacular slide shows using iPhoto's new slide show themes

  • Master the spectacular new features iMovie '09, including the precision editor, motion stabilization, video effects, and motion- graphics themes

  • Improve your photography and video-shooting techniques

  • Assemble a video library with the all-new iMovie—and create animated Travel Maps in your scenes

  • Produce spectacular slide shows, photo books, calendars, and greeting cards

  • Record and arrange your own music with GarageBand

  • Create and publish your own Web sites, blogs, and podcasts

  • Preserve the past: digitize old records, photos, and movies


  • Get updates, tips, and much more at this book’s companion Web site, www.macilife.com.

    Table of Contents

    1. Copyright
      1. Dedication
    2. About the Author
    3. Acknowledgements
    4. Read Me First
      1. How the Book Works
      2. The Book, the Web Site
      3. Read the Book, Watch the Movies
    5. Introducing iLife
      1. Personal Computers Get Personal
      2. A Sampling of the Possibilities
        1. Go Digital
        2. Bring It All Together
      3. Where the Mac Fits In
      4. No Medium is an Island
      5. iLife Keeps You Connected
      6. Putting the Pieces Together
      7. Outfitting Your Mac for Digital Media
        1. Storage in Two Flavors
        2. Digital Hubs
        3. The Right Accounts
      8. The Mac and Your Stereo
        1. AirPort Express
      9. Apple TV: The Mac and Your TV
        1. Tuning In to Apple TV
    6. iPhoto and Digital Photography
      1. iPhoto at a Glance
        1. Beyond the Shoebox
          1. Organize
          2. Find
      2. The Essentials of Digital Imaging
        1. Where Digital Images Come From
          1. Digital Camera
          2. Scanner
          3. Compact Disc
          4. Internet
      3. Importing Photos from a Camera
        1. Tips for Importing Photos
          1. Importing Only Some Shots
          2. To Delete or Not?
          3. Eject the Camera
      4. After the Import
        1. Viewing Your Shots
        2. Notes and Tips
          1. Rotate Verticals
          2. Delete the Dregs
          3. Playing Movies
      5. More Ways to Import Photos
        1. Using a Media Reader
        2. Importing from the Finder
        3. Importing from Email and Web Pages
        4. Importing from Picture CDs and PhotoCDs
      6. Importing Tips
        1. Hiding Shots You’ve Already Imported
        2. Dealing with Duplicates
        3. Adjusting Event Settings
        4. Events and Imports from the Finder
        5. File it Your Way
      7. Browsing Your Photo Library
        1. Basic Event Techniques
        2. More Ways to Display Events
      8. Tips for Working with Events
        1. Hiding Photos
        2. Splitting and Merging
        3. Moving Photos Between Events
        4. A New Event
        5. Flagging Photos
        6. Setting Event Preferences
      9. Creating Titles and Captions
        1. Using the Information Pane
        2. Tips
        3. Editing Photo Information Directly
        4. Changing the Date
      10. Faces at a Glance
        1. Upgrading for Faces
        2. Naming a Face
          1. Notes and Tips
        3. More of the Same
      11. Working with Faces
        1. Adding a Missing Face
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Working in Face View
      12. Tips for Faces
        1. How Face Recognition Works
        2. Improving Recognition
        3. Another Way to Confirm
        4. Forgetting a Face
        5. No Pets, Please
        6. Faces and Smart Albums
        7. Beyond the Corkboard
      13. Places at a Glance
        1. Getting Around
        2. Assigning a Location to an Event
          1. Notes and Tips
      14. Adding a New Place
        1. Searching Tips
        2. Tips for Adding Places
      15. Exploring and Browsing Places
        1. Exploring with Browser View
          1. Notes and Tips
        2. Exploring with Map View
      16. Tips for Places
        1. Managing Your Places
        2. Map Options: Terrain or Satellite?
        3. Web Sharing: Privacy Matters
        4. A Cookbook of Custom Places
      17. Assigning Keywords and Ratings
        1. Creating and Editing Keywords
        2. Tips
        3. Assigning Keywords
        4. Keyword Tips
      18. Searching for Photos
        1. Search Box Basics
          1. Variations
        2. Searching By Date
          1. The Big Picture
          2. Narrow Your View
      19. Creating Albums
        1. Organizing an Album
      20. Tips for Working with Albums
        1. Albums are Optional
        2. Album Shortcuts
        3. From Album to Event
        4. Photo Count
        5. To Experiment, Duplicate
        6. Albums and iLife
      21. Creating Smart Albums
        1. Creating a Smart Album
          1. Changing a Smart Album
        2. Be More Specific: Specifying Multiple Criteria
      22. Smart Albums, Faces, and Places
        1. Smart Albums and Faces
          1. Notes and Tips
        2. Smart Albums and Places
          1. A Smart Album for a Region
          2. Notes and Tips
          3. A Smart Album for a Specific Place
      23. Basic Photo Editing
        1. Editing Essentials
        2. Global Versus Local Editing
        3. Edit View at a Glance
      24. Fixing Composition Problems and Red-Eye
        1. Removing Red-Eye
        2. Cropping a Photo
        3. Notes and Tips
        4. Straightening a Photo
      25. Enhancing and Retouching Photos
        1. Using One-Click Enhance
        2. Tips
        3. Retouching a Photo
        4. Notes and Tips
      26. Applying Effects to Photos
        1. Applying Effects
        2. Effective Tips
        3. A Gallery of Effects
      27. Advanced Editing and the Adjust Panel
        1. A Sampling of Adjustments
          1. Adjust Exposure
          2. Fix Color Problems
          3. Recover Shadow and Highlight Detail
        2. The Adjust Panel at a Glance
      28. Adjusting Exposure and Levels
        1. Reading a Histogram
          1. A Sampling of Histograms
        2. Using the Levels Sliders
        3. Using the Exposure Slider
      29. Adjusting Definition, Shadows, and Highlights
        1. Recovering Shadow and Highlight Details
        2. Improving a Photo’s Definition
        3. How it Works
      30. Changing a Photo’s Colors
        1. Adjusting Color Saturation
        2. Tips
        3. Adjusting Color Balance
        4. Colorful Tips
        5. Better Black and White
      31. Sharpening and Reducing Noise
        1. Sharpening Basics
        2. Sharpening Tips
          1. Should You Sharpen?
          2. View Right
          3. How it Works
      32. The Big Picture: Full-Screen Editing
        1. Switching to Full-Screen View
        2. Comparing Photos
          1. To Compare Photos
      33. Editing Tips
        1. How the Saturation Adjustment Works
        2. Setting Editing Preferences
        3. Copying and Pasting Adjustments
        4. The Keys to Editing
        5. From Publisher to Editor
        6. From Edit Thumbnails to Elsewhere
      34. Shooting in Raw Mode
        1. Choosing Raw
        2. The Basics of Working with Raw Photos
      35. Working with Raw Images
        1. How iPhoto Manages Raw Photos
        2. Editing an Already-Edited Raw Photo
        3. Exporting the Original Raw File
        4. Raw Photos and Photoshop
        5. Saving as TIFF
      36. Using iPhoto with Photoshop
        1. From iPhoto to Photoshop
        2. A Sampling of Elements Editing Ideas
          1. Recovering Shadow and Highlight Details
          2. The Power of Layers
          3. Retouch the Flaws Away
      37. Slide Shows: iPhoto as Projector
        1. Playing an Instant Slide Show
        2. Slide Show Themes at a Glance
          1. A Sampling of Style
      38. Customizing Instant Slide Shows
        1. Customizing Music Settings
        2. Customizing Slide Show Settings
      39. Creating a Slide Show Project
        1. Starting a Slide Show Project
        2. Customizing a Slide Show Project
      40. Creative Options for Slide Show Projects
        1. Using the Ken Burns Effect
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Zooming in Other Themes
        4. Formatting Title Text
      41. Slide Show Tips
        1. Video in Slide Shows
        2. Instant Slide Show Tips
        3. Where Exported Slide Shows Live
        4. Slide Shows and Older Macs
        5. Faces and Slide Shows
        6. Slide Show Strategies
      42. More Slide Show Tips
        1. Use iPhoto to Create Titles
        2. Sharing a Slide Show Using iChat Theater
        3. Sharing an Instant Slide Show
        4. Notes and Tips
      43. Sharing Photos via Email
      44. Sharing Photos via MobileMe Galleries
        1. Creating a Gallery Album
        2. After Publishing
        3. Working with MobileMe Galleries
          1. Changing a Gallery
          2. Subscribing to a Gallery
      45. MobileMe Gallery Tips
        1. The Gallery Album Page at a Glance
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Controlling Access to Albums
        4. Uploading by Email
        5. Editing a Photo from a Subscription
      46. Sharing Photos on Facebook
        1. Facebook Publishing Essentials
        2. Publishing Photos to Facebook
      47. Tips for Facebook Publishing
        1. Editing a Published Album
        2. Removing Your Account
        3. From Facebook to Faces
      48. Sharing Photos on Flickr
        1. Flickr Publishing Essentials
        2. Publishing Photos to Flickr
      49. Tips for Flickr Publishing
        1. Notes and Tips
        2. Locations and Maps
        3. The RSS Angle
      50. Sharing Photos on a Network
        1. Activating Sharing
        2. Accessing Shared Photos
      51. Printing Photos
        1. Printing Standard Prints
          1. Notes and Tips
        2. Beyond Standard Prints
          1. Contact Sheet
          2. Simple Border
          3. Single Mat
          4. Double Mat
      52. Customizing a Print Job
        1. Print Settings View at Glance
        2. Perfecting Your Print
      53. Printing Tips and Troubleshooting
        1. Multiple Copies
        2. Kill the Cropping
        3. Save a PDF
        4. When Prints Disappoint
        5. Preserving Your Prints
      54. Ordering Prints
        1. To Order Prints
        2. Notes and Tips
          1. Create a Temporary Album
          2. Cropping Concerns
      55. Creating Photo Books
        1. Book Publishing at a Glance
          1. Step 1
          2. Step 2
          3. Step 3
          4. Step 4
          5. Step 5
      56. Planning for Publishing
        1. What Design Options?
        2. Options to Consider
          1. Dust Jacket Decisions
      57. Book Layout Techniques
        1. Manual or Autoflow?
        2. Layout Basics
        3. Working with Photos
        4. Adding and Removing Pages
        5. Rearranging Pages
      58. Creating Travel Maps
        1. Creating a Map
        2. Managing Places on a Map
          1. Notes and Tips
      59. Tips for Creating Books
        1. Formatting Text
        2. More Tips for Text
        3. Adjusting Photos
        4. Photo as Background
      60. More Tips for Creating Books
        1. Before You Buy
        2. From Book to Slide Show
        3. Print It Yourself
        4. Mirroring a Photo
        5. Changing Stacking Order
        6. Single-Sided Books
        7. Fun with PDFs
      61. Creating a Photo Calendar
        1. The Big Picture
      62. Tips for Creating Calendars
        1. Choosing Photos
        2. Layout Techniques
        3. Adding Photos to Dates
        4. Don’t Forget About the iCal Angle
        5. Improving Your Calendar Typography
        6. Customizing Photos on Dates
      63. Creating Greeting Cards and Postcards
        1. Creating a Greeting Card
        2. Creating a Postcard
      64. More Ways to Share Photos
        1. Exporting Web Pages
          1. Notes and Tips
        2. Exporting a Basic QuickTime Movie
      65. Burning Photos to CDs and DVDs
        1. Burning Basics
          1. Working with Burned Discs
          2. Copying Items from a Burned Disc
      66. Creating and Managing Photo Libraries
        1. Creating a New Library
          1. Switching Between Libraries
      67. Getting Old Photos into iPhoto
        1. Scanning the Options
        2. Scanning Right
        3. Photos, Meet iPhoto
      68. iPhoto Tips
        1. Purchased Songs and Slide Shows
        2. Controlling the Camera Connection
        3. Keywords for Movies and Raw Photos
        4. Entering Custom Crop Proportions
        5. Hiding Event Titles
        6. Rebuilding Your iPhoto Library
        7. Non-Destructive Editing and Older Libraries
        8. Inside the iPhoto Library
      69. More iPhoto Tips
        1. Including Photos in Documents
        2. Caution: Merging Faces
        3. Scroll-Wheel Map Zooming
        4. Emailing Movies
        5. Fun with Mosaics
      70. Photos and Your iPod or iPhone
        1. Step 1. Create Albums
        2. Viewing Photos on an iPod
        3. Step 2. Sync Your iPod
        4. Touching Your Photos
        5. Step 3. Start the Show
      71. Mastering Your Digital Camera
        1. Resolution Matters
        2. Shutter Lag
        3. ISO Speeds
        4. White Balance
        5. Sharpness and Color Settings
        6. Custom White Balance
        7. Stay Sharp
        8. Your Camera’s Histogram
        9. Learning More
      72. Tips for Better Digital Photography
        1. Get Up Close
        2. Vary Your Angle
        3. Avoid Digital Zooming
        4. Position the Horizon
        5. Crop Carefully
        6. Kill Your Flash
        7. Beware of the Background
        8. Embrace Blur
        9. Compose Carefully
        10. No Tripod?
    7. iMovie: Making Movies
      1. iMovie at a Glance
        1. Movie Making: The Big Picture
      2. Importing DV and HDV Video
        1. Importing from a FireWire Camera
      3. Importing Video from Other Sources
        1. Importing from a Tapeless Camera
        2. Importing Footage from Your Hard Disk
        3. Recording Using an iSight
      4. A Short Lesson in Video Formats
        1. How Square Are Your Movies?
        2. Video Formats: A Scorecard
      5. Browsing Your Video Library
        1. Browsing Events
        2. Using the Event Browser
        3. Working with Events
        4. More Ways to View the Event Library
      6. Managing Video
        1. Keep or Trash? Marking Video
        2. Advanced Marking
        3. Deleting Footage
        4. Organizing Footage with Keywords
        5. Creating Keywords
        6. Assigning Keywords
        7. Sorting by Keywords
      7. Tips for Managing Video
        1. Relocate Projects and Events
        2. Archiving Video from Tapeless Cameras
        3. Adjust Clip Date and Time
        4. Video for the Ages
      8. Creating a Video Slide Show
        1. Making a Movie
      9. Creating a Movie Project
        1. Creating a New Project
        2. Notes and Tips
      10. Adding Clips to a Movie
        1. Other Ways to Add Clips
      11. Editing Basics
        1. Trimming Techniques
        2. Editing Tips
          1. Reordering Clips
      12. Advanced Editing Techniques
        1. Performing Slip Edits
        2. Performing Insert Edits
        3. Performing Replace Edits
      13. Creating Cutaways
        1. Step 1. Get Your Shots
        2. Step 2. Insert the Cutaway
        3. Step 3. Fine Tune
        4. Notes and Tips
      14. The Precision Editor at a Glance
        1. Precision Editor Essentials
          1. Notes and Tips
      15. Editing with the Precision Editor
        1. Setting the Cut Point
        2. Editing Transitions
        3. Trimming in the Precision Editor
      16. Tips for the Precision Editor
        1. Viewing All the Little Extras
        2. Editing Them, Too
        3. Moving Extras with the Keyboard
        4. Offsetting Audio
      17. Adding Photos to Movies
        1. Adding a Photo from Your iPhoto Library
          1. Cropping and Fitting
          2. Photo Tips
      18. Tips for the Ken Burns Effect
        1. Video Formats and Photo Proportions
          1. Changing Settings
          2. Image Resolution and Zooming
          3. Searching for Photos
          4. Zoom to Tell a Story
          5. Go Slow
          6. Vary Your Zoom Direction
          7. Cropping for Composition
      19. Advanced Ken Burns Techniques
        1. Holding on a Frame
        2. Combining Moves
      20. Working with Markers
        1. Using Comment and Chapter Markers
        2. Ways to Use Chapter Markers
        3. Editing to Music with Beat Markers
          1. Phase 1: Set the Markers
          2. Phase 2: Edit to the Markers
        4. Making Changes
      21. Applying Effects
        1. Adjusting Color, Exposure, and More
          1. Notes and Tips
        2. Applying Effects
          1. Notes and Tips
      22. Creating Green-Screen Effects
        1. Superimposing Video
          1. Notes and Tips
          2. Tips for Shooting Green-Screen Footage
      23. Stabilizing Shaky Video
        1. Stabilization Essentials
          1. Analysis Options
        2. Using Stabilized Footage
          1. Notes and Tips
      24. Creating Picture-in-Picture Effects
        1. Adding a Picture-in-Picture Clip
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Adding PIP Effects
        4. Changing the Clip’s Appearance
        5. The Slide Show Angle
      25. Adding Audio to Movies
        1. Importing Music from Your iTunes Library or GarageBand
          1. Step 2
          2. Step 3
          3. Step 4
        2. Recording an Audio Narration
      26. Tips for Recording Better Sound
        1. Upgrade Your Microphone
        2. Placement is Everything
        3. Creating an Audio Bed
      27. Working with Audio
        1. Making Audio Adjustments
        2. Managing Background Music
          1. Trimming Audio
      28. More Sound Advice
        1. Waveform Tip
        2. Trimming Audio
        3. Scrubbing Audio
        4. Extracting Audio
        5. Repeating Sound Effects
        6. Camcorder Sound Settings
        7. Copying Audio Adjustments
      29. Adding Transitions
        1. Creating a Transition
        2. Changing a Transition’s Duration
        3. Testing the Transition
        4. Inserting a Clip at a Transition
        5. Changing a Transition
      30. More Transition Techniques
        1. Adding a Transition Between All Clips
        2. Theme-Specific Transitions
        3. When Durations Go Wrong
      31. Creating Titles
        1. To Create a Title
        2. Formatting Title Text
        3. Using the System Fonts Panel
        4. Changing a Title
      32. Tips for Titling
        1. Choosing More Colors
        2. Photoshop Titles
        3. Stay Title-Safe
        4. Theme Titles
        5. Four-Way Intersection
        6. Fonts Preferences
        7. Translucent Titles
        8. Titles Stay Put
      33. Adding Style with Themes
        1. The Elements of a Theme
        2. Applying a Theme
        3. Switching Themes
        4. Removing a Theme
      34. Tips for Working with Themes
        1. Specifying Clips in a Theme Transition
        2. Editing Theme Transitions
        3. Creative Tips for Themes
      35. Creating Travel Maps
        1. Adding a Map
        2. Specifying Map Locations
        3. Notes and Tips
      36. Sharing to MobileMe, YouTube, and iTunes
        1. Publishing to a MobileMe Gallery
        2. Sharing to YouTube
        3. Sharing to iTunes
      37. More Ways to Share Movies
        1. Sharing to the Media Browser
        2. Exporting a Movie File
        3. Exporting a QuickTime Movie
        4. Sharing On Flickr
      38. Fun with Freeze Frames
      39. iMovie Tips
        1. Copying and Pasting Clips
        2. Copying and Pasting Adjustments
        3. Customizing the Media Browsers
        4. Print Your Movie
        5. Movies from Your Digital Camera
        6. Importing iMovie HD Projects
      40. More iMovie Tips
        1. Saving Disk Space
        2. Consolidating a Project’s Media
        3. Accessing Your Project’s Media
        4. Exporting Sound
        5. Burning Movies to CD and Video CD
        6. What’s in a Double-Click?
        7. Improving Graphics Performance
      41. Tips for Making Better Movies
        1. Plan Ahead
        2. Steady Your Camera
        3. Compose Carefully
        4. Record Some Ambient Sound
        5. Shooting with Compression in Mind
        6. Vary Shot Lengths
        7. Be Prepared, Be Careful
        8. Don’t Skimp on Footage
    8. iDVD: Putting it All Together
      1. iDVD at a Glance
        1. Starting a New iDVD Project
      2. Choosing and Customizing Themes
        1. Choosing a Theme
          1. Step 1
          2. Step 2
        2. Adding Items to a Drop Zone
          1. Step 1
          2. Step 2
      3. Working with Drop Zones
        1. Drop Zones Versus Menu Buttons
        2. Navigating Dynamic Drop Zones
        3. Introductory Animations
        4. Other Ways to Add Items
        5. Removing and Rearranging Items
        6. Adding Movie Clips from iMovie
        7. Browsing a Drop Zone
        8. Preview Glitches?
      4. Adding Movies to Your DVD
        1. Adding a Movie Using the Movie Browser
          1. Step 1
          2. Step 2
        2. Other Ways to Add a Movie
      5. Creating DVD Slide Shows
        1. Creating a Slide Show Using the Media Browser
          1. Step 1
          2. Step 3
        2. Creating a Slide Show Within iPhoto
        3. Creating a Slide Show from Scratch
          1. Step 1
          2. Step 2
          3. Step 3
      6. Refining a Slide Show
        1. Adding Music to Slide Shows
      7. Making a Magic iDVD
        1. Magic iDVD versus OneStep DVD
        2. To Make a Magic iDVD
      8. Planning and Creating Menus
        1. Planning Your DVD
        2. Creating Additional Menus
      9. Customizing Menus
        1. Moving Items Around
        2. Changing Menu Durations
        3. Adding Text
        4. Kill the Watermark
        5. Staying TV Safe
        6. Changing the Background Image
        7. Customizing Button Shapes
        8. Changing Button Text Labels
      10. More Design Tips
        1. Adding Transitions
        2. Moving Buttons Between Menus
        3. New Menu from Selection
        4. Silencing Motion Menus
        5. Audio-Only Menus
        6. Motion Buttons
        7. Copying Custom Menus
        8. Copying Button Styles
        9. Saving a Theme Design
        10. Fading Menu Audio
        11. More Themes
      11. Navigating and Authoring with Map View
        1. Customizing Your View
        2. Authoring in Map View
          1. Customizing Menus
          2. Rearranging Your Project
          3. Checking Transitions
          4. Adding Content to a Menu
          5. Looping a Movie or Slide Show
          6. Adding AutoPlay Content
          7. Creating a Kiosk DVD
      12. Adding DVD-ROM Content
        1. The DVD-ROM Zone
        2. Including Photos
        3. Including Other Content
      13. Burning Your DVD
        1. Preview First
        2. Consider a Disc Image
        3. Run Lean
        4. What Kind of Media?
        5. Dual-Layer Differences
        6. Will It Play?
        7. Making More
      14. Burning Tips
        1. Creating a Disc Image
          1. Step 1
          2. Step 2
          3. Testing a Disc Image
          4. Burning a Disc Image
          5. Other Ways to Burn
      15. iDVD Tips
        1. Make It Last
        2. Which Movie Formats Work with iDVD?
        3. Reverting Your Project
        4. Extracting Video
        5. Project Management Tips
      16. More iDVD Tips
        1. Copy and Paste Drop Zone Contents
        2. Browsing Other Folders
        3. Hacking iDVD Themes
        4. From PDF to DVD
        5. From iPhoto Book to Slide Show
        6. Making Custom Motion Menus
        7. Automating iDVD
        8. Back to the Top
    9. GarageBand: Music, Podcasts, and More
      1. GarageBand at a Glance
        1. Learn
        2. Play
        3. Produce
      2. Learn to Play
        1. Music Lesson Essentials
        2. Music Lessons at a Glance
          1. Notes and Tips
      3. Music Lesson Techniques
        1. Adjusting Display Options
          1. For Piano
          2. For Guitar
          3. Tuning a Guitar
          4. Repeating a Chapter with Cycling
          5. Adjusting Tempo
          6. Tips for Notation Views
      4. Recording and Mixing Music Lessons
        1. Recording Your Playing
        2. To Record
        3. Recording Multiple Takes
        4. Future Concepts
        5. Using the Mixer
        6. Opening a Song in GarageBand
      5. Instant Music: Magic GarageBand
        1. Using Magic GarageBand
          1. Notes and Tips
        2. Magic GarageBand at a Glance
          1. Instrument Notes
      6. Magic GarageBand Recording and Arranging
        1. Recording Yourself
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Combining Solos: Playing Magic GarageBand
        4. Combining Solos: Copy and Paste
        5. Next Steps
      7. Production View at a Glance
        1. The Loop Browser
        2. The Track Editor
      8. How to Be a Songwriter
        1. Start a New Project
      9. Two Types of Tracks
        1. Real Instruments: Recorded Sound
        2. Software Instruments: Sound on the Fly
        3. The Guitar Track Difference
      10. Working with Loops
        1. Adding a Loop to a Song
        2. Looping a Region
        3. Using the Loop Browser
      11. Working with Tracks and Regions
        1. Soloing, Muting, and More
        2. Renaming a Track
        3. Track Tips
        4. Play It Again: Cycling
        5. Duplicating a Track
        6. Copying Regions
        7. Copying Versus Looping
        8. Snap to the Beat
      12. Transposing and Creating Chord Changes
        1. Transposing with the Master Track
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Transposing Individual Regions
        4. Notes and Tips
      13. Recording Software Instruments
        1. Recording a Software Instrument
        2. Notes and Tips
      14. Editing Software Instrument Regions
        1. Selecting Multiple Notes
        2. Editing in Graphic View
        3. Notes and Tips
        4. Editing in Notation View
      15. More Region Editing Techniques
        1. More Controller Editing Options
        2. Doubling a Track
        3. Fixing Timing Problems
        4. Editing Controller Information
      16. Recording Electric Guitar
        1. Make the Connection
        2. Recording an Electric Guitar
      17. Guitar Amps and Effects
        1. Amps on Tour
        2. Working with Amps
        3. Stomp Boxes
      18. Recording Other Audio Sources
        1. Recording to a New Track
          1. Notes and Tips
      19. More Audio Techniques
        1. Multitrack Recording
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Working with Real Instrument Regions
      20. Recording Multiple Takes
        1. To Record Multiple Takes
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. More Multiple-Take Options
      21. Adding Structure with the Arrange Track
        1. Using the Arrange Track
          1. Defining Arrange Regions
          2. Notes and Tips
        2. Working with Arrange Regions
      22. Refining Your Sound with Effects
        1. Effects Basics
        2. The Fab Four
        3. Customizing Effects
        4. Saving Instruments
      23. Refining the Mix: Volume and Panning
        1. Adjusting Volume
        2. Editing a Volume Curve
        3. Adjusting Panning
        4. Editing a Pan Curve
        5. Mixing Tips: Panning
      24. Creating the Final Mix
        1. Working with the Master Track
        2. Exporting Your Project
        3. Notes and Tips
      25. GarageBand Tips
        1. A Closer Look at Visual EQ
        2. Changing Effects Order
        3. Compacting a Project
        4. What Chord?
      26. Arranging Tips
        1. More Ways to Work with Regions
        2. Adding Variety
        3. Add Tempo Changes
        4. Automate Effects
      27. Expanding Your Loop Library
        1. Creating Your Own Apple Loops
        2. Narrowing Down Your Choices
        3. Importing ACID Loops
      28. Apple Loop Tips
        1. Getting the Loops You’re Due
        2. Customizing the Loop Browser
        3. How Apple Loops Work—and How to Make Them Work Harder
      29. Creating Your Own Instruments
        1. Adding Audio Unit Instruments
        2. Adding Effects
      30. Optimizing GarageBand’s Performance
        1. Performance Tips
        2. Bouncing to Disk
      31. Creating a Podcast at a Glance
        1. Pick a Background
        2. Add Visuals
      32. Podcast Production Techniques
        1. Plan
        2. Produce
        3. Polish
        4. Publish
      33. Enhancing Your Podcast
        1. Adding Artwork
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Adding Chapter Markers
        4. Adding URL Markers
        5. Adding Episode Artwork
      34. Podcasting Tips
        1. Adjusting Ducking
        2. Stamp Your Podcast
        3. Music Rights and Wrongs
        4. Recording iChat Interviews
        5. Recording Using iChat
        6. Recording Phone Interviews
      35. Scoring Movies with GarageBand
        1. Refining an iMovie Soundtrack
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Working with Movies
    10. iWeb: Your World on the Web
      1. iWeb at a Glance
        1. A Gallery of Web Pages
      2. Creating a Web Site
        1. Creating a New Site
          1. First Time Here?
          2. Repeat Customer?
          3. Renaming Sites and Pages
          4. Creating a Page: The Basics
          5. Creating Additional Pages
          6. Where iWeb Stores Your Sites
      3. Page Design Basics
        1. Moving an Object
        2. Notes and Tips
        3. Resizing an Object
        4. Anatomy of a Page
        5. Introducing the Inspector
        6. Changing Pages: The Page Inspector
      4. Working with Text
        1. Text Basics
        2. Text Formatting Techniques
      5. Working with Graphics
        1. Essential Photo Techniques
        2. A Gallery of Image Techniques
          1. Cropping a Photo
          2. Adjusting a Photo
          3. Wrapping Text Around a Photo
          4. Reflections, If You Must
          5. Stroke and Frame
      6. More Graphics Techniques
        1. Rotating Images
        2. Adding Shapes
        3. Using Instant Alpha
        4. Notes and Tips
      7. Customizing Page Backgrounds
        1. Changing the Browser Background Color
        2. Background Textures
        3. Using Background Images
      8. Creating a Photos Page
        1. Creating a Photos Page within iPhoto
        2. Creating a Photos Page within iWeb
        3. Notes and Tips
        4. Photos Page Tips and Techniques
          1. How it Looks and Works
      9. Customizing a Photos Page
      10. Creating a My Albums Page
        1. Creating a My Albums Page
          1. Now What?
        2. Customizing the My Albums Page
        3. Customizing Notes and Tips
      11. Creating a Blog
        1. Creating a New Blog
        2. The Elements of a Blog
          1. Blog Page
          2. Entry Page
          3. Archive Page
          4. Notes and Tips
      12. Customizing Your Blog
        1. Customizing the Main Page
        2. The RSS Angle
        3. Customizing Your Blog’s Layout
        4. Customizing Entry Page Formatting
      13. Maps, YouTube, and More: Web Widgets
        1. Widget Essentials
          1. Adding a Widget
          2. Customizing a Widget
          3. Adding a Google Map
          4. Customizing Tips
          5. Adding Google AdSense Ads
          6. Adding YouTube Clips
      14. Your World on Widgets
        1. Sampling the Possibilities
        2. Using the RSS Widget
        3. Customizing a Feed’s Appearance
        4. Using the HTML Widget
      15. Publishing Your Site
        1. Publishing on MobileMe
          1. Assigning a Password
        2. Publishing Tips
          1. Where Your Sites Live
          2. Publish Everything
          3. Clear Your Cache
          4. Your Own Domain Name
      16. More Publishing Options
        1. Publishing to a Folder
        2. Publishing via FTP
        3. About the Website URL Box
        4. Facebook and Site Publishing
      17. iWeb Tips
        1. Adding Goodies
        2. Beyond Apple’s Templates
        3. Customize Your Guides
        4. From iWork to iWeb
        5. Adding QuickTime Movies and Audio