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Transitions can lend needed context to your videos. Jeff Carlson walks us through the basics of setting up transitions in iMovie '11.
For many people, iTunes is their main music management tool, and using this program to rip CDs fits perfectly with the way they work with their music. But, in some cases, you may not want to rip CDs with iTunes. Here are four times when others apps are a better choice.
GarageBand includes the facility for adding custom samples to create individual software instruments. It goes a little something like this.
The quickest way to find a CD in a pile of jewel cases is by looking for its cover. Similarly, you can use Cover Flow in iTunes to scroll through your songs and albums, and the iPod lets you do the same thing; the iPod touch and iPhone even let you flick through a Cover Flow view with your fingertip.
For the last couple of years, self-described video nerd Mike Curtis has been developing his technique for shooting HDR time-lapse video with a digital still camera. He shares his secrets with Macworld.
Last week, as part of our Macworld 2011 coverage, we put together a series of videos highlighting unique and interesting products on the show floor. Though the tools for shooting and editing have gotten better in the last few years, it remains a challenge to figure out how to put these pieces together on the fly, as so many things can (and will) go wrong. Here are a few tips we've found that work (and that don't) when shooting video on a show floor.
How did I project my iPad's screen during Macworld 2011 without the aid of an overhead camera? Here are the steps.
iMovie trailers offer more than what appears on the surface, including a way to use the trailer as a starting point for a larger project. Jeff Carlson takes you through the steps.
GarageBand '11 has a lot of automated features to get you started, but musician Jim Galbraith prefers to customize GarageBand's templates for his own compositions. He walks you through the steps.
If you're serious about digital media, it's likely your iTunes library is bumping up against the limits of your hard drive's capacity. Here's how to move your iTunes content to another drive.
Keyboard shortcuts can save you time and energy in oft-used app such as iTunes. Here are 10 essential shortcuts for Apple's multimedia jukebox software.
You already have a load of music just waiting to make its way to your computer and iOS device--your CD library. Here are the steps for turning your discs into digital files.
If you need to scale or crop images to a specific size, you can do so with an application bundled with the Mac OS.
Photoshop CS5's new Puppet Warp tool has an odd name and looks intimidating. But Chris McVeigh breaks it down so that anyone can use it.
Ever wanted a font that looks like your handwriting? Or a font with better handwriting than you have? Jay Nelson walks us through the options.