Book Description: The first and best book about iLife is backâ€”and better than ever!Â Since its debut two years ago, Appleâ€™s iLife suite has provided users with a way to organize, produce, and share their digital media, whether theyâ€™re editing and emailing digital photos, burning home movies to DVD, or creating a CD of original songs.Apple's newest revision of this softwareâ€” iLife' 05â€”includes new versions of iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, and GarageBand. and all four programsâ€”along with iTunesâ€”work together better than ever. Here to explain how it all works isÂ The Macintosh iLife '05, a completely revised and expanded edition of Jim Heid's bestselling book/DVD on Apple's revolutionary digital media studio. This lavishly illustrated handbook and a two-hour instructional DVD combine to create the ideal iLife learning experience. Its innovative, full-color design puts everything you need to know about iLife and digital media at your fingertips. Each two-page spread is a self-contained tutorial or set of tips on a specific subject, all written in the friendly writing style that has made Jim Heid one of the most admired writers and instructors in the Mac community. Along the way, you'll find plenty of screenshots, diagrams, and easy-to-follow instructions to guide you through the steps.You'll also find informationt shows you how to do more with your Macâ€”Jim Heid covers the latest iPod models and accessories, offers tips on using microphones to create better sounds for your iMovie and GarageBand creations, and provides useful advice on how to convert your old tapes and albums to a digital format. The companion DVD has been completely updated for iLife '05, and contains two hours of video instruction on all five iLife applications. Watch over Jim Heid's shoulder as he creates iLife projects ranging from photo books to home movies (complete with sound effects and transitions)Â to original GarageBand compositions. The DVD also includes software, GarageBand loops, and more. Soon you'll find yourself eager to create compelling iLife projects of your own. Inspiration guaranteed.