Apple iLife ’08 [OLD VERSION]
- Product Dimensions: 4.7 x 4.7 x 0.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.6 ounces
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- Item model number: MB015Z/A
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- A major update to Apple’s award-winning suite of digital lifestyle applications; includes iPhoto, iWeb, iMovie, GarageBand and iDVD
- Powerful new Events feature automatically organizes your photos and video by the events where they were taken
- Completely reinvented iMovie collects all your video clips in one library where you can make movies in seconds with drag-and-drop ease
- GarageBand makes it simple to produce great music, whether you’re an accomplished musician or you’ve never played a note
- Showcase photos and movies online with a few clicks in a MobileMe Web Gallery, create stunning websites, photo books, calendars, DVDs, and more
Never has it been so simple to get so much out of your photos, video, andmusic – and to share your memories with friends and family. The powerful newEvents feature works the same way your memory does, automatically organizingyour photos and video by the events where they were taken. The completelyreinvented iMovie collects all your video clips in one library where you canmake movies in seconds with drag-and-drop ease. GarageBand makes it simple toproduce great music, whether you’re an accomplished musician or you’ve neverplayed a note. You can showcase photos and movies online with a few clicks ina .Mac Web Gallery, create stunning websites, photo books, calendars, DVDs,and much more. All with iLife ’08. Never has it been so simple to get so much out of your photos, video, andmusic–and to share your memories with friends and family. The powerful newEvents feature works the same way your memory does, automatically organizingyour photos and video by the events where they were taken. The completelyreinvented iMovie collects all your video clips in one library where you canmake movies in seconds with drag-and-drop ease. GarageBand makes it simple toproduce great music, whether you’re an accomplished musician or you’ve neverplayed a note. You can showcase photos and movies online with a few clicks ina MobileMe Web Gallery, create stunning websites, photo books, calendars,DVDs, and much more. All with the new iLife ’08. _Now iPhoto automatically organizes your library by Events._ iPhoto. Your photos, like you’ve never seen them before. _Your Web Gallery visitors get an interactive experience, viewing your photos as they wish._ _A whole palette of retouching tools and an array of effects to play with._ New in iPhoto ’08. Don’t be daunted by all those digital photos you’ve been taking. Have fun withthem. Share them by email or create amazing web pages, cards and calendars.iPhoto automatically organizes your photo library and makes editing as easy asclicking your mouse–so you can get the most out of even the biggestcollection. Organize by Events. You don’t remember photos by time and date. You remember them by events, like”Karen’s graduation” or “Nathan’s first bike ride.” And that’s exactly howiPhoto ’08 organizes your entire photo library. So it’s more fun to browse,and much easier to find a specific photo. MobileMe Web Gallery. In iPhoto ’08, it’s easy to share photos with friends and family. With acouple of clicks, you can send an Event or photo album to your personalMobileMe Web Gallery, where visitors can enjoy your photos, download high-quality images, or even contribute photos of their own from a Mac or PC. Powerful editing tools. Your photographic talents are legendary. But even the pros take photos thatneed a little work. With iPhoto, improving photos is almost as easy assnapping them. You have a whole palette of retouching tools and an array ofeffects to play with. And all of your edits are nondestructive–so you canalways go back to the “negative” if need be. Unified search. How do you find that one special photo when your library has thousands ofphotos? In iPhoto ’08, the answer is: with ease. You have a number of ways tosearch your library and they’re all in one place. Search by name, keyword,rating, or date and see your results in an instant–neatly organized by Event. Theme-based home printing. Print beautiful, frame-worthy photos based on Apple themes, directly from yourhome printer. Make them perfect–change layouts, add effects and borders,enhance photos–and just hit “print.” New calendars and books in iPhoto ’08 Stunningly beautiful hardcover photo books. Bigger calendars. iPhoto raisesthe standard again with eye-opening new ways to enjoy and share your photos. The most personal gifts and keepsakes are the ones you create with your ownphotos. Now iPhoto gives you even more ways to dazzle friends, family, andyourself with professionally printed memorabilia–from a new hardcover photobook complete with dust jacket and foil-printed cover to a larger10.4-by-13-inch calendar. _Completely redesigned to help you make movies in minutes._ iMovie. Now showing: Your entire video library. _With iMovie, putting together a great movie is as quick as drag and drop._ _Have iMovie send your movie to iTunes and you can sync it with your iPod or iPhone._ New in iMovie ’08. iMovie ’08 makes viewing and working with video as intuitive as enjoying yourphotos. A built-in library automatically organizes your video, so all theclips you’ve captured and movies you’ve created are just a click away. Withits revolutionary interface, iMovie makes it quick and easy to browse yourlibrary and create new movies. And iMovie is built for sharing. In just a fewsteps, you can add movies to your website, publish them on YouTube, and createversions for iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV. New video library. iMovie makes it easy to view, explore, and enjoy your video. All of your videoclips and movies are automatically organized in the iMovie library, where youcan browse by Events or use simple search tools to find specific videos. Skimming and playing. With a central library organized by Events, you can quickly locate the Eventyou’re looking for and browse the clips inside each Event. View in real timeor quickly skim through a clip to find a favorite scene. Superfast moviemaking. Everyone’s a director. Really. With iMovie, putting together a great movie isas quick as drag and drop. Drag your best video clips to the project area.Drop in Apple-designed transitions, effects, titles, and your favorite iTunessoundtrack. Then schedule your opening night. Quick ways to add polish. iMovie is designed to make everything simple–including the professionaltouches that help your movie stand out even more. View and share anywhere. One of the great things about digital video is that it can be shared withfriends, family, and the world. And iMovie lets you share in many differentways. Every online sharing option lets you “tell a friend” about your newestcreation with an email announcement, complete with a link to the web pagewhere your video can be viewed. _Make music, audition instruments, even create your own virtual band._ GarageBand. Take the stage. _With your arrangement set, you can quickly rethink the structure of your song._ _GarageBand gives you a range of powerful-yet-intuitive tools to help you get the mix you want or experiment with your sound._ _Assign the instruments and styles to your musicians. Then let Magic GarageBand generate a new project file based on your choices. view larger_ New in GarageBand ’08. GarageBand ’08 and a little inspiration are all you need to make incrediblemusic, even if you’ve never played a note. The new Magic GarageBand turns yourdesktop into a virtual stage, where you can choose the band and instrumentsthey play to easily create amazing songs. Then plug in and jam along. You caneven add a singer to your song with the new Jam Pack: Voices. And accomplishedmusicians will appreciate other new features like multi-take recording and24-bit quality. Magic GarageBand. Get the creative juices flowing. Bring the band together and let MagicGarageBand generate a new song. Create a virtual jam session or use the songproject as a starting point to create your next hit. Arrangements. Most songs are arranged in distinct sections: introduction, verse and chorus.GarageBand brings this kind of structure to your song. With the differentsections clearly defined, you can rearrange your song at any time. Multi-take recording. Define a region. Mark off the section of the song where you want to add your part. GarageBandrepeats that section as you play, so you can lay down as many takes as youlike. Save every take. Every take you perform is recorded and saved. GarageBand displays that part ofyour song as a multi-take region. Pick your favorite take. After you’ve recorded all of your takes, GarageBand makes it easy to pick thebest one. As you play back your multi-take region, you can switch betweentakes in real time. Simply select your favorite and move on. Change your mind, change your take. Even after you’ve picked a take, GarageBand saves them all. That way, ifyou’re so inclined, you can select another take days or weeks later. Visual EQ. You don’t need to be an expert to tweak the sound of your mix in GarageBand.Using the built-in Visual EQ, you can adjust a track’s equalization simply bydragging the EQ bands until you get the sound you want. Automation of tempo effects and instruments. Record producers use dynamically changing effects to keep a song soundingfresh and exciting from start to finish. GarageBand makes it easy to do thesame by automating effect changes within a composition–so you don’t have tosettle for one constant setting throughout. _Create websites that are more custom, more complete, more you._ iWeb. Your life: Now playing on the web. New in iWeb ’08. iWeb makes it easy to create a website that’s stunningly beautiful–andtotally you. Start with an Apple-designed theme, then customize it with yourown text, photos, movies, and podcasts until it’s exactly what you want. Andswitch themes with a click anytime. Web widgets. With iWeb, it’s easy to add live content from other websites–like videos,stock tickers, and news headlines–directly into your web pages. So you cancreate pages that are informative, interesting, or just plain fun. _iWeb makes it easy to incorporate some of Google’s most useful features._ Google Maps and Google AdSense iWeb makes it easy to incorporate some of Google’s most useful features. Withjust a few clicks, you can add a fully interactive Google Map to your site. Oryou can place Google AdSense ads on your pages and get Google credits everytime a visitor clicks. My Album pages. It’s so easy to create new photo and movie pages using iWeb that you’llprobably create quite a few. But don’t worry about your site’s navigationgrowing too cluttered as a result. My Albums will keep things perfectlyorganized and easy to find. Enhanced photo pages. Dream big when you think about making photo pages with iWeb. With a click, youcan turn iPhoto albums and Events with hundreds of images into beautifullydesigned, customizable photo pages. Theme switching. Apple-designed themes in iWeb make it easy to create a stunning website, pageafter page. It’s also a snap to refresh your website at any time by switchingthemes. All it takes is a click. _Create Hollywood-style DVDs featuring your movies and slideshows._ iDVD. Hollywood-style DVDs made easy. _New button library, drop zone editor, and dynamic alignment guides provide total control. _ _Apple-designed themes with animated menus give you more choices in 16:9 and 4:3 formats._ New in iDVD ’08. Let your admiring audience enjoy those movies and slideshows in their livingrooms. Quickly create a Hollywood-style disc with iDVD, using Apple-designedanimated themes to give your DVD a gorgeous style from main screen to chapterselection. Ten new themes and snappier performance make iDVD more fun thanever. Better performance. iDVD is more responsive, so the creative process is faster and more fun.Rapidly switch among themes as you try out different looks for your menus.Quickly navigate between menus. Preview your completed project with smootherreal-time playback. Ten new animated themes. iDVD lets you choose from more than 150 Apple-designed animated themes,including ten new theme families with coordinated designs for every screen inyour DVD. Simply choose a theme, then drag your videos and photos into thedrop zones to make them 100% yours. Advanced menu customization. Make every DVD uniquely yours. iDVD ’08 gives you a range of options forcustomizing your menu screens. You can edit drop zones, choose from anexpanded button library, and use built-in alignment guides to make your layoutperfect. Pro-quality encoding. See movies and slideshows in superb quality. The new professional-qualityoption in iDVD uses advanced encoding technology to maintain the highestpossible quality for DVDs that are near or at the disc’s capacity.