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Pages '09 Tips
Tips to Help You Use Pages '09: Pages '09 is Apple's word processor and page layout application. You can use Pages to create newsletters, brochures, and other desktop publishing projects, or to create letters, reports, and other word processing documents, which makes it very versatile. Pages is often seen as a replacement for Word, so if you're...
iPhoto Libraries - Create and Populate Additional iPhoto Libraries
Create and Populate Additional iPhoto Libraries: An iPhoto library can hold up to 250,000 photos. That's a lot of images; in fact, it's so many that you may wonder why you'd ever need to break your existing iPhoto library into multiple ones. The answer is, you probably don’t have to break your library up, but you may want to do it anyway, to...
Review of iPhoto '11 – iPhoto '11, Apple’s Consumer-Oriented Image Editor
Review of iPhoto '11: Considering it’s been two years since the last version of iPhoto, we expected iPhoto '11 to wow us more than it did. It's still one of the best and most user-friendly image editing programs available, but with the exception of some user interface enhancements, most of the changes revolve around printing and sharing photos.
Getting Started - Understanding the iMovie '11 Window
The iMovie '11 workspace window may look a little intimidating, but this guide will show you what each part of the window does.
Review of iMovie '11 - Apple’s Consumer-Oriented Video Editor
Review of iMovie '11: For the most part, Apple’s iMovie '11 is an easy-to-use video editor. It has most of the video editing tools many Mac users will ever need, including themes, audio editing, special effects, and titles. iMove '11 doesn’t look all that different than the previous version, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing for any upgrade....
Review of iLife '11: A Nearly Perfect Software Suite
Review of iLife '11: Apple iLife '11 is about as perfect as a software suite can be. It combines five professional-quality multimedia applications at a price that’s less than you would normally pay for many individual applications. The good news is that iLife costs $20 less than it used to; the bad news is that’s probably because Apple didn’t...
Getting Started - How to Import Video Into iMovie '11 From a Tapeless Camcorder
The first step in creating a movie project in iMovie '11 is to import video. You can import video from many different sources. In this tutorial, we show you how to connect iMovie '11 and a tapeless camcorder.
Getting Started - How to Import Video Into iMovie '11 From a Tape Camcorder
Importing video into iMovie '11 using a tape-based camcorder is easier than you might think. Our guide will walk you through the process.
How to Import Video Into iMovie '11 From an iPhone or iPod touch
iMovie '11 can import the videos you shoot on your iPhone or iPod touch. Once the video is in iMovie, you can edit it to your heart's content. Find out how to get your videos into iMovie '11 with our guide.
Getting Started - How to Import Video Into iMovie '11 From Your Mac
In addition to importing video into iMovie '11 from a camcorder, iPhone, or iPod touch, you can also import video that you may have stored on your Mac. Our guide will show you how it's done.
iPhoto '11 Keywords
iPhoto '11 Keywords: You can use iPhoto Smart Albums to display all of your iPhoto images that lack keywords, and then add keywords to the images.
How to Add Text to a New Word Processing Document in Pages '09
How to Add Text to a New Word Processing Document in Pages '09: There are several ways to add text to a word processing document in Pages '09. The method to use depends partly on whether you're adding text to a template or a blank document, and partly on the type of word processing document you're working on. In this Quick Tip, we'll look at a few different options for entering or pasting text into a letter in Pages '09.
How to Create a New Word Processing Document in Pages '09
How to Create a New Word Processing Document in Pages '09: Pages, part of iWork '09, is two programs rolled into one easy-to-use package. It's a word processor and a page layout program. Better yet, it lets you choose which program you want to use. When you create a new document, whether you want to use one of the supplied templates or start with a blank page, you start by selecting the side of Pages '09 you want to use: word processing or page layout.
Using iMovie - iMovie Tips and Tricks
iMovie is one of the most user-friendly video editors for the Mac. But easy doesn't mean limited. iMovie can produce stunning results. It's also capable of performing advanced video editing functions. All it takes to learn the basics of iMovie is a few videos to work with, and a little bit of time. If you've got the time, we've got the...
How to Create a New Page Layout Document in Pages '09
How to Create a New Page Layout Document in Pages '09: Pages, part of iWork '09, is two programs rolled into one easy-to-use package. It's a word processor and a basic page layout program. Better yet, it lets you choose which program you want to use. When you create a new document, whether you want to use one of the supplied templates or start with a blank page, you start by selecting the side of Pages '09 you want to use: word processing or page layout.
How to Add Text to a New Page Layout Document in Pages '09
How to Add Text to a New Page Layout Document in Pages '09: Working with text in a page layout document in Pages '09 is a bit different than working with text in a word processing document in Pages '09. In a word processing document, you can work with or without text boxes; in a page layout document, you can only work with text boxes. This takes a little getting used to, particularly if you've previously only worked with a word processor, such as Microsoft Word.
iMovie 11 Advanced Tools - How to Turn on iMovie 11's Advanced Tools
iMovie 11 Advanced Tools - How to Turn on iMovie 11's Advanced Tools: iMovie 11 is a consumer-oriented video editor, but that doesn't mean it's a lightweight. It offers a number of powerful yet easy-to-use tools on the surface. You may not know that it also has some advanced tools under the hood.
iMovie 11 Timelines - Choose Your Favorite Timeline Style in iMovie 11
iMovie 11 Timelines - Choose Your Favorite Timeline Style in iMovie 11: If you upgraded to iMovie 11 from a pre-2008 version of iMovie, or you're used to more traditional video editing tools, you may miss the linear timeline in iMovie 11. If you do, you can get it back with just a click.
iMovie 11: How to Create a Movie Trailer in iMovie 11
How to Create a Movie Trailer in iMovie 11: One of the new features in iMovie 11 is movie trailers. Creating a movie trailer is easier than you might think. Select one of 15 movie genres, complete a simple outline, and select some appropriate clips for the storyboard (a visual outline of a movie). There's not much more to it than that. The most...
Time Machine: Backing Up Your Data Has Never Been So Easy
Backing up files using Apple’s Time Machine couldn’t be easier. All it takes is a few clicks to make your data safe and secure.