iLife Suite Training

2 Days

In this iLife Suite Training class, students will learn iMovie, iPhoto, Garage band, iDVD, and iWeb, all working with the iLife Suite program from Apple. Students will learn to be proficient in the suite products learning many best practices and time-saving tips.

  1. Learn how to use iMovie to create great video experiences.
  2. Learn how to use iPhoto to create beautiful images.
  3. Learn how to use Garage Band to create unique music experiences.
  4. Learn how to use iDVD and iWeb.
  5. Learn to be proficient in all aspects of these software packages.
  1. Getting Photos into iPhoto?
    1. Navigating the iPhoto Interface
    2. Setting iPhoto's Preferences So You Can Work Quickly
    3. Choosing General Preferences
    4. Choosing Appearance Preferences
    5. Choosing Sharing Preferences
    6. Chossing Accounts Preferences
    7. Adding MobileMe Account to iPhoto
    8. Adding a Facebook Account to iPhoto
    9. Adding a Flickr Account to iPhoto
    10. Adding an email Account to iPhoto
    11. Removing an Account from iPhoto
    12. Choosing Advanced Preferences
    13. Importing Photos
    14. Importing Photos from Your Digital Camera
    15. Importing Photos with the Import Command
    16. Importing Photos with the Import Command
    17. Importing Photos from the Finder or email
    18. Scanning Photos Using Image Capture
    19. Sharing a Scanner or Camera Using Image Capture
    20. Sharing a Scanner Using Scanner Sharing
    21. Sharing a Camera Using Image Capture
    22. Connecting to a Shared Scanner or Camera
    23. Telling Your Mac How to Handle Different Cameras
  2. Organizing and Editing Photos
    1. Organizing Your Photos
    2. Working with Events
    3. Organizing Photos with the Faces Feature
    4. Organizing Photos by Places
    5. Organzing Photos into Albums
    6. Adding Keywords, Titles, Descriptions, and Ratings
    7. Editing and Improving Your Photos
    8. Opening a Photo for Editing
    9. Zooming in on a Photo
    10. Rotating and Straightening a Photo
    11. Cropping a Photo
    12. Adjusting the Colors in a Photo
    13. Applying Effects to Photos
    14. Retouching a Photo
    15. Removing Red-eye
    16. Reverting to the Original Photo
    17. Keeping Multiple iPhoto Libraries
    18. Selecting the Library You Want to Load
  3. Using My Photos and Sharing Them with Others
    1. Creating Powerful Slide Shows
    2. Running a Quick Slide Show
    3. Creating and Saving a Slide Show
    4. Sharing Your Photos with Others
    5. Sharing Your Photos with Other iPhoto Users
    6. Viewing and Copying Other People's Shared Photos
    7. Exporting Your Photos to Your MobileMe Gallery
    8. Sharing Your Photos on Facebook
    9. Sharing Your Photos with Other iPhoto Users
    10. Viewing and Copying Other People's Shared Photos
    11. Exporting Your Photos to Your MobileMe Gallery
    12. Sharing Your Photos on Facebook
    13. Sharing Your Photos on Flickr
    14. Exporting Your Photos to a Local Website
    15. Exporting Your Photos to a Local Website
    16. Exporting Your Photos for Use in Other Applications
    17. Sharing Your Photos via Video Chat
    18. Getting High-quality Prints of Your Photos
    19. Creating Books, Cards, and Calendars
    20. Using Your Photos within Mac OS X
    21. Put a Photo on Your Desktop
    22. Put a Sequence of Photos on Your Desktop
    23. Making Screen Savers from Your Photos
    24. Creating an Account Icon from a Photo
    25. Displaying a Photo as the Background in a Finder Window
  4. Importing Video into iMovie
    1. Navigating the iMovie Interface
    2. Choosing Preferences to Make iMovie Work Your Way
    3. Choosing General Preferences
    4. Choosing Browser Preferences
    5. Choosing Video Settings
    6. Choosing Fonts Settings
    7. Starting a Movie Project
    8. Renaming a Movie Project
    9. Setting Properties for a Movie Project
    10. Importing Video
    11. Importing Video from a DV Tape Camcorder
    12. Importing Video from a DV Tapeless Camcorder
    13. Importing Video from a Digital Camera
    14. Importing Existing Video Files
    15. Recording Live Video from an iSight or a camcorder
    16. Reviewing and Sorting Your Video Clips
    17. Navigating through Your Events
    18. Selecting the Footage to Keep
    19. Identifying Clips that Contain People
    20. Marking Your Video Clips as Favorites or Rejects
    21. Adding Keywords to Video Clips
    22. Filtering Your Clips by Keywords
    23. Organizing Clips into Events
  5. Turning Content into a Movie
    1. How Editing Affects Your clips
    2. Arranging the Clips on the Storyboard
    3. Adding a Clip to the End of the Storyboard
    4. Adding a Clip Elsewhere in the Storyboard
    5. Adding Multiple Clips to the Storyboard
    6. Playing Back Video on the Storyboard
    7. Moving a Clip to a Different Point
    8. Editing Your Clips
    9. Preparing to Edit a Clip
    10. Adjusting the length of a Clip
    11. Splitting a Clip into Two or Three Pieces
    12. Cropping a Video
    13. Adjusting Color
    14. Rotating Video
    15. Restoring a Clip to How It Was Before
    16. Deleting Your Rejected Footage
    17. Reclaiming Hard Drive Space with Space Saver
    18. Finding Our Where a Clip Lives
    19. Adding Still Photos to A Movie
    20. Preparing Your Photos for Use in iMovie
    21. Importing a Photo into iMovie
    22. Setting the Duration for a Photo
    23. Setting Cropping and Ken Burns Effect
    24. Exporting a Still Picture from a Video Clip
  6. Finishing Movies and Sharing Them
    1. Applying a Theme to a Movie
    2. Adding Titles to a movie
    3. Applying the Title
    4. Adding the Text to the Title
    5. Changing the Duration and Timing of the Title
    6. Adding Transitions to a Move
    7. Choosing a Suitable Transition to Apply to a Clip
    8. Applying a Transition between Clips
    9. Changing the Transition Duration
    10. Adjusting the Transition with the Precision Editor
    11. Adding Audio to a Movie
    12. Understanding How iMovie Handles Audio
    13. Adding Music and Sound Effects to a Movie
    14. Changing When the Music Starts
    15. Trimming a Song or Sound Effect
    16. Adding a Voiceover
    17. Viewing the Audio Waveforms
    18. Adjusting Audio Volume and Fading
    19. Creating a Trailer for a Movie
    20. Saving and Exporting a Movie
    21. Understanding the Essentials of Sharing
    22. Sharing a Movie to the Media Browser
    23. Publishing a Movie to iTunes, iPad, and iPhone (or iPod), or Apple TV
    24. Publishing a Movie to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, or CNN iReport
    25. Publishing a Movie to Your MobileMe Gallery
    26. Putting a Movie on a DVD
    27. Exporting a Movie Quickly to an MPEG-4 File
    28. Exporting to Another File Format
    29. Exporting to a Final Cut XML File
  7. Setting Up a Virtual Studio in GarageBand
    1. Understanding What You Can Do with GarageBand
    2. Creating and Saving a Song Project
    3. Getting Up To Speed with the GarageBand Interface
    4. Using the On-screen Keyboard and Musical Typing
    5. Using the Loop Browser
    6. Meeting the Track Editor
    7. Meeting the Track Info Pane
    8. Connecting Your Audio Instruments
    9. Connecting a MIDI Keyboard
    10. Connecting a Microphone
    11. Connecting an Audio Interface
    12. Setting Preferences to Suit the Way You Work
    13. Setting General Preferences
    14. Setting Audio/MIDI Preferences
    15. Setting Loops Preferences
    16. Setting Advanced Preferences
    17. Setting My Info Preferences
    18. Kick=starting a Song with magic GarageBand
    19. Improving Your Instrument Playing with GarageBand
    20. Getting Started with Learn to Play
    21. Practicing with the How Did I Play? Feature
    22. Getting More Lessons for Learn to Play
  8. Recording a Song in GarageBand
    1. Creating a New Track
    2. Beginning to Add a Track
    3. Setting Up a Software Instrument Track
    4. Setting Up a Real Instrument Track
    5. Setting Up an Electric Guitar Track
    6. Browsing and Auditioning Loops
    7. Choosing a View and Finding Loops
    8. Auditioning a Loop by Itself
    9. Adding a Loop to Your song
    10. Playing Back the Song
    11. Repeating, Shortening, and Extending Regions
    12. Joining Two or More Regions into a Single Region
    13. Splitting a Region in Two
    14. Auditioning a Loop with Your Song
    15. Auditioning Multiple Loops with the Cycle Region
    16. Switching to Another Loop in the Same Family
    17. Filtering Loops
    18. Adding Loops to Your Collection
    19. Creating Your Own Loops
    20. Working with the Arrangement Track
    21. Setting Up Arrangement Regions
    22. Moving and Copying Arrangement Regions
    23. Joining and Splitting Arrangement Regions
    24. Changing the Song's Tempo, Signature, and Key
    25. Recording Software Instruments and Real Instruments
    26. Preparing to Record a Software Instrument
    27. Preparing to Record a Real Instrument or Electric Guitar
    28. Recording in a Single Take
    29. Recording Multiple Takes with Cycle Recording
    30. Creating a Layered part with Cycle Recording
    31. Recording Multiple Tracks at Once
    32. Creating Custom Software Instruments
    33. Keeping Notes with GarageBand's Notepad
  9. Making Songs Sound Great and Sharing Them
    1. Editing a Song
    2. Muting and Soloing Tracks
    3. Editing Software Instrument Racks
    4. Editing Real Instrument Tracks
    5. Making Other Tracks Math a Timing Track
    6. Locking a Track
    7. Mixing a Song
    8. Adjusting the Volume of Individual Tracks
    9. Controlling [panning
    10. Adding Automation Parameters to a Track
    11. Setting Up the master Track
    12. Sharing a Song
    13. Exporting a Song to iTunes
    14. Tagging a Song
    15. Using a Song in Other iLife Applications
    16. Creating an IPhone Ring Tone from a Song
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.