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Martin Sitter,Adrian Ramseier,Robbie Carman

Updated for DVD Studio Pro 4.2.2, this best-selling, Apple certified guide uses striking real-world footage to build four complete DVDs and share a Blu-ray disc. It covers how to use DVD Studio Pro on its own, as well as how to integrate it into your workflow with Final Cut Pro 7, Motion 4, and Compressor 3.5. Each lesson takes you step-by-step through an aspect of DVD creation and finishing, with hands-on projects for you to complete as you go. You'll learn to storyboard your DVD and plan its interactions, set chapter markers, build still and motion menus, and add overlays and subtitles. You’ll also work with multiple audio tracks and camera angles, create smart buttons and custom transitions, professionally encode audio and video files, and build useful scripts. All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

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Brian Gary

Whether you’re distributing dailies, authoring a commercial DVD, or prepping video clips for the Web, Compressor is essential for creating quality digital content. In this quick-reference guide, professional filmmaker Brian Gary reveals essential techniques for audio and video compression. Learn timesaving batch-encoding and test-clip workflows. Import files in Final Cut Pro and QuickTime formats and encode them for authoring in DVD Studio Pro. Use advanced codecs like H.264 to create standard- and high-definition content. Compress content for the latest hardware platforms, including AppleTV, iPod, and HD DVD. Export interactive podcasts. Add timecode window burns and animated logos during encoding. Take advantage of job-management strategies, such as job chaining. And save time with Compressor’s ability to handle hours of encoding unattended and then notify you by email when it’s done. With this guide you’ll master the art of minimizing file size and maximizing image quality.

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Diana Weynand

Completely revised for Final Cut Pro 7 and featuring new footage from TNT’s hit show Leverage and the international music creation event Playing For Change: Peace Through Music, this best-selling, Apple-certified guide provides a strong foundation in all aspects of video editing. Renowned author Diana Weynand starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro’s powerful advanced features. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, using professional broadcast footage. After marking and editing clips to create a rough cut, you’ll learn how to trim and refine the cut before moving on to complex tasks such as adding titles, creating transitions and motion effects, applying filters, and working with multi-format and multi-camera footage. The book covers Final Cut Pro’s exciting new features, including iChat Theater support, the redesigned speed tools, and sharing projects on a Blu-ray disc. ¿Lesson and media files available for download for over 40 hours of training ¿Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects ¿Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side ¿Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast ¿Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time ¿Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the Apple Certified Pro Exam

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Kevin M. White,Gordon Davisson

This is the official curriculum of the Apple Mavericks 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.9 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.9 certification– as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize OS X Mavericks. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of Mavericks and is part of the Apple Pro Training series–the only Apple-certified books on the market. Designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users, this guide takes you deep inside the Mavericks operating system. Readers will find in-depth, step-bystep instruction on everything from installing and configuring Mavericks to managing networks and system administration.Whether you run a computer lab or an IT department, you’ll learn to set up users, configure system preferences, manage security and permissions, use diagnostic and repair tools, troubleshoot peripheral devices, and more–all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification. Covers updated system utilities and new features of OS X Mavericks, including iCloud Keychain and Tags. Features authoritative explanations of underlying technologies, troubleshooting, system administration, and much more. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, realworld tasks. Lesson files and bonus material available for download–including lesson review questions summarizing what you’ve learned to prepare you for the Apple certification exam.

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Mark Wood

In the only Apple-certified book on the Apple productivity apps–Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, you’ll learn the how and why of creating and publishing first-rate documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Working through this guide, you will gain confidence working on progressively more complex, real-world projects, using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote both alone and together to produce sophisticated and robust results. This guide provides coverage of the latest features in the Apple productivity apps. All new guide covers the Pages, Numbers, and Keynote productivity apps for Mac; explores iOS versions of the apps; and shows workflows using iCloud Drive. Quick tour through all three apps on OS X highlights the similarities in their interfaces and tools and reveals important new features. Self-paced course-in-a-book with accompanying lesson files focuses on practical, real-world projects building in complexity throughout the guide. The official curriculum of Apple Training Pages, Number, and Keynote course used in Apple Authorized Training centers worldwide. Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam.

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Kevin M. White,Gordon Davisson

This is the official curriculum of the Apple Yosemite 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.10 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.10 certification–as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize OS X Yosemite. This guide provides comprehensive coverage of Yosemite and is part of the Apple Pro Training series–the only Apple-certified books the market. Designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users, this guide takes you deep inside the Yosemite operating system. Readers will find in-depth, step-by-step instruction on everything from installing and configuring Yosemite to managing networks and system administration. Whether you run a computer lab or an IT department, you’ll learn to set up users, configure system preferences, manage security and permissions, use diagnostic and repair tools, troubleshoot peripheral devices, and more–all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification. Covers updated system utilities and new features of OS X Yosemite. Features authoritative explanations of underlying technologies, troubleshooting, system administration, and much more. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks. Lesson files and bonus material available for download–including lesson review questions summarizing what you’ve learned to prepare you for the Apple certification exam.

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Michael Wohl,Alexis Van Hurkman,Mark Spencer

This title was written and published to Final Cut Pro version 10.0.3 on OS X Lion version 10.7 in April 2012. Important Note: Lesson files and some content in this title do not work with the later software versions. Please refer to the latest title covering this software: Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.2: Professional Post-Production by Brendan Boykin. In this Apple-authorized guide, director and filmmaker Michael Wohl teaches the advanced skills that editing professionals need to know most. Using compelling professional footage, Wohl delivers a comprehensive course on Final Cut Pro X v 10.0.3. Includes downloadable lesson and media files Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

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Diana Weynand

Important Note: This book will work with Final Cut Pro X versions 10.0.9 and earlier Revised for Final Cut Pro X 10.0.7 and featuring compelling footage, this best-selling, Apple-certified guide provides a strong foundation in all aspects of video editing. Renowned author Diana Weynand starts with basic video editing techniques and takes readers all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful features. This Second Edition covers the latest terminology and interface changes including those to the Viewer, Toolbar, Timeline, and menus. Coverage of new and enhanced features includes compound clips, multichannel audio editing, and exporting roles. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, using professional-quality and broadcast footage. · DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files for over 40 hours of training · Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects · Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side · Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast · Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time · Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the Apple Certified Pro Exam

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Brendan Boykin

Ideal for students and editors on the go, this is the quick look-up guide you’ve been hunting for. Veteran trainer Brendan Boykin uses clear, concise explanations and an easy-to-use format to put the essential techniques, most-used tools, and most-efficient workflows at your fingertips. A compendium of Final Cut Pro best practices, tips, and quick-glance reminders, plus a great summary of what’s new in Final Cut Pro 7 including iChat Theater support, the redesigned speed tools, and sharing projects on a Blu-ray disc. The book's compact size makes it easy to fit in a jacket pocket or computer case so that readers have it handy when they need it most.

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Joe Torelli

Broadcast editors work with deadlines that are the most demanding in the field. To help you meet those deadlines and learn to use Final Cut Pro at the same time, this easy look-up guide focuses on the essential features that you need to get your stories done quickly without sacrificing quality. For editing everything from voiceovers to sports and news packages, you’ll get tips for efficient setup, customization, and trimming techniques. You’ll learn the best methods for making audio adjustments, how to use common transitions and effects, splice in fat and tight bites, cover narration with B-Roll, and prepare a story for delivery. “No one teaches cutting edge technology better than Joe Torelli. Read his book. In clear, simple terms, he'll show you things you might miss that will make you a better storyteller.” —Bob Dotson, Emmy Award-winning NBC News correspondent “As the first person to use an Avid digital nonlinear editing system in a broadcast environment, who better than Joseph Torelli to write the definitive book on fast story editing under tremendous deadline pressures than this veteran broadcast videographer-editor.” —Tom Ohanian, Academy Award and two-time Emmy Award recipient and Co-Inventor, Avid Media, Film, Multicamera Systems

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Martin Sitter,Adrian Ramseier,Jem Schofield

Now the best-selling book on DVD Studio Pro is even better. Updated for DVD Studio Pro 4.2, this Apple-certified book uses striking, real-world footage (including the HD documentary One-Six-Right) to build four complete DVDs. This revised edition covers integration with Final Cut Pro 6, Motion 3, and Compressor 3, as well as the new SD-to-HD workflow. Each chapter presents a lesson in an aspect of DVD creation and finishing, with hands-on projects for you to complete as you go. After learning how to storyboard your DVD and plan its interactions, you’ll set chapter markers, create stories, build still and motion menus, and add overlays and subtitles. You’ll also learn to work with multiple audio tracks and camera angles, create smart buttons and custom transitions, professionally encode audio and video files, and create useful scripts. All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: · If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" · Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. · You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. · Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

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Matthew Geller

Designed for video-production professionals, Final Cut Server sets the standard for intuitive media asset management, making it easy to manage large collections of media files efficiently. In this Apple-authorized reference guide, system integrator Matthew Geller takes you on a comprehensive tour of the software, covering everything from tools for tracking, reviewing, and approving jobs to automating complex sequences of tasks in a busy post environment. Along the way, Geller shares essential workflows that will shave hours from your post-production jobs. You’ll learn techniques for searching, cataloging, and finding the right asset quickly, as well as how to handle large quantities of real-time HD video, audio, and still image assets in a fast-paced production environment. Administrators will find a comprehensive overview of how to set up and configure this powerful collaboration tool, how to customize it to serve individual sites, and how to automate workflows and manage storage locations, users, and groups.

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Brian Gary

In this Apple-authorized guide, award-winning writer, producer, and director offers a self-paced, step-by-step approach to Compressor 3. Whether you're distributing dailies, authoring a DVD, or prepping video clips for the Web, Compressor is essential for creating quality digital content. Author Brian Gary teaches you real-world techniques for audio and video compression, batch-encoding, test-clip workflows, exporting podcasts, and more. The guide also provides a great summary of what's new in Compressor 3 including Blu-Ray Disc and DVD Burning; new batch templates; auto detect settings, and more.

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Mark Spencer

In this best-selling guide to Motion 4, you’ll create eight sophisticated projects including a 3D show promo, a network-style title sequence, a DVD motion menu, and an actual temp effect used in Overture Film’s Traitor. Each chapter represents a complete lesson, with a commercial-quality project to work through as you learn. Master trainer Mark Spencer starts with the fundamentals of motion graphics and quickly moves into compositing, animation, motion graphics design, visual effects design, and the world of 3D. The book is fully revised to take advantage of the software’s new features: you’ll explore 3D shadows, reflections, and depth of field; “fly” a camera from one object to another; ripple text characters on and off the screen with ease; animate date and time sequences automatically; and master Motion’s remarkable new linking behavior. Along the way, you’ll work with particles, generators, filters, effects, templates, greenscreen mattes, keying, tracking, paint, and more. Whether you’re just entering the field or are already an accomplished motion graphics pro, this book will have you designing in Motion in record time. DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files Focused lessons take you step by step through real-world projects Accessible writing style puts expert instructors at your side Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and help you prepare for the Apple Pro certification exam All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

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Drew Tucker

Designed for video-production professionals, Final Cut Server sets the standard for intuitive media asset management, making it easy to manage large collections of media files efficiently. In this Apple-authorized reference guide, system integrator Drew Tucker takes you on a comprehensive tour of the software, covering everything from tools for tracking, reviewing, and approving jobs to automating complex sequences of tasks in a busy post environment. Along the way, Tucker shares essential workflows that will shave hours from your post-production jobs. You’ll learn techniques for searching, cataloging, and finding the right asset quickly, as well as how to handle large quantities of real-time HD video, audio, and still image assets in a fast-paced production environment. Administrators will find a comprehensive overview of how to set up and configure this powerful collaboration tool, how to customize it to serve individual sites, and how to automate workflows and manage storage locations, users, and groups. The guide provides comprehensive coverage of the new features in Final Cut Server 1.5 including a robust edit proxy workflow, support for still sequences and production hierarchies. DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files Focused lessons take you step by step through real-world projects Accessible writing style puts expert instructors at your side Ample illustrations help you master techniques fast Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and help you prepare for the Apple Pro certification exam All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

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Martin Sitter,Adrian Ramseier

Now the best-selling book on DVD Studio Pro is even better. Fully updated for DVD Studio Pro 4 and with complete coverage of the new version of Compressor, the industrial-strength encoder that dramatically speeds up encoding of MPEG-2 and H.264 HD DVD video, this self-paced guide is the fastest way to learn to author professional, interactive DVDs. Master trainers Martin Sitter and Adrian Ramseier begin with the basics of DVD authoring and take you all the way through DVD Studio Pro’s powerful advanced features. Each chapter presents a complete lesson on an aspect of DVD creation, with hands-on projects for you to complete as you go. All the files are included on the accompanying DVD. After learning how to storyboard a DVD and plan its interactions, you’ll set chapter markers, build still, layered, and motion menus, and add subtitles and Web links. You’ll also learn sophisticated techniques for juggling multiple audio tracks and camera angles, creating custom transitions, building advanced overlays, and scripting. By the end of the book, you’ll have created four full DVDs. The Apple Pro Training Series is both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Pro Training and Certification Program. Upon completing the course material in this book, you can become a certified Apple Pro b taking the certification exam at an Apple Authorized Training Center. To find an Authorized Training Center near you, go to www.apple.com/software/pro/training.

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Jem Schofield,Brendan Boykin

Designed as a desktop companion for both editors and motion graphics pros, this is the perfect at-a-glance guide to Motion 4. Master trainer Jem Schofield delivers a crash course on how Motion thinks (groups, layers, objects, and behavior-based animation), and meticulously guides you through the essential techniques and tools for animation, motion graphics, visual effects, and 3D design in a concise look-up format. The guide also provides a great summary of what’s new in Motion including enhanced 3D shadows, reflections, and depth of field; the ability to “fly” a camera from one object to another; ripple text characters on and off the screen with ease; animate date and time sequences automatically; Motion’s remarkable new linking behavior, and more.

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Mary Plummer

This book covers GarageBand 10.0. The content and/or media files do not work with subsequent releases of the software. In the only Apple-certified guide to GarageBand 10.0.0, readers will be creating original works within the first few chapters. Using real-life material and practical lessons that they can apply immediately to their own projects, this book/media combo offers a complete, self-paced course in all aspects of GarageBand. Focused lessons take you step-by-step through fun, real-world projects, and GarageBand 10.0.0 features. Exclusively for this book, author/musician Mary Plummer works with a host of talented artists ranging from a student songwriter to a professional touring guitarist, an award-winning poet, an independent hip hop recording artist, and award winning dancers to create all new, real-world projects that readers will step-through. Along the way readers will get to mix a songwriter’s demo, test amp simulators and stomp boxes with an electric guitar solo, edit spoken dialog for an audio book, lay down original hip-hop beats using a drum machine patch and dynamic tempo changes, and add percussion and effects to a dance video to enhance the sound. For mobile users, the book includes an overview of GarageBand for iOS and sharing GarageBand songs via iCloud between iOS devices and your Mac. This self-paced learning tool pairs an easy, accessible style with ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts to guarantee that readers become proficient with GarageBand 10.0.0 in no time.

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Dion Scoppettuolo

This Apple-certified guide to Aperture 3 starts with the basics of image management and takes you step by step through Aperture's powerful editing, retouching, proofing, publishing, and archiving features. It delivers comprehensive training - the equivalent of a three-day course - in one project-based book. With complete coverage of Aperture's new features, you'll learn to organize your photos using Faces, Apple's face detection and recognition tool, take advantage of Places to find photos by the location where they were shot, and retouch your images precisely with new nondestructive edge-aware brushes. You'll create advanced slideshows that include HD videos, titles, and layered soundtracks, and with the full-screen Browser you'll now be able to use every inch of your Mac display to browse and edit. Real-world exercises feature professional photography from a variety of genres, including fashion, sports, wedding, commercial, and landscape photography. DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files for over 20 hours of training Focused lessons take you step-by-step through professional, real-world projects Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast Lesson goals and time estimates help you plan your time Chapter review questions summarize what you’ve learned and prepare you for the Apple Certified Pro Exam All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

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Diana Weynand

Updated for Final Cut Pro 7 and written for professional video and film editors who know their way around Avid nonlinear systems, this book shows you how to translate your skills to Final Cut Pro quickly and efficiently. Producer, editor, and Apple Certified Trainer Diana Weynand takes you through a comprehensive “translation course” covering all the essential operations, from project set-up and basic editing through transitions and effects, color correcting, compositing, titling, and output. You’ll find detailed feature comparisons, practical conversion tips, and instructions on how to use Final Cut Pro features that aren’t available in Media Composer. You’ll also learn what’s new in Final Cut Pro 7. Packed with handy features, including comparison charts, look-up tables, keyboard shortcuts, and dozens of advanced editing and workflow tips, this book will have you editing with Final Cut Pro in record time. Each chapter represents a complete lesson in a key aspect of Final Cut Pro 7 and includes a review section and list of keyboard shortcuts. Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at your side Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help you master techniques fast Chapter review sections summarize what you’ve learned