iPhoto 5: Make your photos picture perfect
iPhoto has been completely rearchitected to deliver innovative new features and improve performance while retaining the simplicity that has made iPhoto the standard for fun and easy digital photography. iPhoto 5 offers advanced editing tools including exposure, saturation, tint, color levels and more. And with support for uncompressed RAW photos, customers can use these new editing features to exploit all the image data their cameras can capture. A new calendar view and easy-to-use keywords and search lets users find photos in seconds along with video clips from digital still cameras. New, custom slideshows make it easy to apply effects, transitions and durations to an entire slideshow or to each individual slide. With iPhoto 5, Apple is cutting the price of 4 X 6 prints by 50% to just 19 cents each. iPhoto 5 also introduces an all new book layout tool and new, inexpensive soft cover iPhoto books in three sizes starting at just $3.99, now with double-sided printing for both hard and soft cover iPhoto Books.
iMovie HD: Turn home video into home cinema
With iMovie, Apple revolutionized movie-making by allowing anyone to import and edit digital video on their Mac. Now iMovie HD leads the revolution again with support for the latest high definition video (HDV) cameras so users can capture and edit stunning, high resolution video with dynamic color and turn it into a movie masterpiece. For those new to moviemaking or experienced users who just want a head start, Magic iMovie automatically imports video, adds titles, transitions and music, all in one step. In addition to supporting video from HD video cameras, iMovie can import and edit video from the smallest and most affordable video cameras with MPEG-4 video support, and new transitions and video and sound effects add more creative choices to complete a movie project.
iDVD 5: Create stunning, Hollywood-style DVDs
iDVD 5 includes 15 amazing new themes that feature dynamic drop zones that display photos and video clips in motion across DVD menus, just like the latest titles from Hollywood. With OneStep DVD, users can create a DVD directly from the video in their camera by just clicking a button and plugging in a DV camcorder. Users can now edit projects directly in the Map View, making it even easier to add movies, photos and slideshows to a DVD. iDVD 5 now supports all single sided DVD formats including -R, +R, -RW and +RW with a compatible Apple SuperDrive.
GarageBand 2: Record your next big hit
GarageBand has made it possible for musicians to have a complete recording studio on their Mac. And its made it possible for non-musicians to start creating music from scratch. Now, GarageBand 2 allows anyone to easily record a solo performance, duet, or an entire band with support for multitrack recording. GarageBand 2 now displays and edits musical notation in real time for people who know how to read and write music or just want to learn. The enhance tuning and timing features can quickly fix out-of-tune notes and tighten rhythms, making it even easier to create pro quality music on a Mac. And with Apple's growing family of GarageBand Jam Packs, including the latest, Jam Pack 4: Symphony Orchestra, GarageBand users can create authentic sounding music in their favorite genre.
iTunes 4.7.1: Organize, share and enjoy your music
iLife '05 also includes iTunes 4.7.1, the latest version of the world's best digital music jukebox software with the iTunes Music Store inside. iTunes provides seamless integration with Apple's complete family of wildly popular iPods. With Apple's legendary ease of use, pioneering features such as iMix playlist sharing, seamless integration with iPod and groundbreaking personal use rights, the iTunes Music Store is the best way for Mac and PC users to legally discover, purchase and download music online.
7 Great reasons to upgrade to iLife '05
For customers already using iLife or one of the earlier versions of iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, or iTunes, iLife '05 is a must-have upgrade. Here are some great reasons why:
• iPhoto 5. Create attractive, inexpensive photo books in three new sizes.
• iPhoto 5. Powerful new editing options and RAW photo support let you shoot like a pro.
• iMovie HD: Import and edit high definition video.
• iMovie HD: Get a head start on your project with Magic iMovie.
• iDVD 5: Amazing new themes with dynamic moving drop zones.
• GarageBand 2: Record up to eight audio tracks at one time.
• GarageBand 2: Display and edit tracks in music notation.
To install iLife, you need:
• A Macintosh computer with a PowerPC G3 (400MHz or faster), G4, or G5 processor
• 600MHz G3 or faster for GarageBand
• 733MHz G4 or faster for iDVD
• G4 or faster for iPhoto advanced editing and • GarageBand software instruments
• 256MB of physical RAM; 512MB recommended
• Display with at least 1024 by 768 pixel resolution
• Mac OS X v10.3.4 or later (10.3.6 or later recommended)
• QuickTime 6.5.2 (included) or later
DVD drive required to install GarageBand and iDVD
• 4.7 GB of disk space to install iPhoto, iMovie HD, iDVD, GarageBand, and iTunes; or 350 MB to install iPhoto, iMovie HD, and iTunes only
High definition video requires Mac OS X v10.3.6, 1GHz G4 or faster, and 512MB of RAM.
Burning DVDs in iDVD requires a compatible Apple SuperDrive.
The iTunes Music Store is available only to persons above the age of 13 in the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany, and select EU countries.
Support for RAW format requires Mac OS X v10.3.6 and a compatible camera.
iPhoto book and print services are available in the U.S., Canada, Japan, and select European countries; fees apply.
Streaming music requires AirPort Extreme Card, AirPort Express Base Station (sold separately), and iTunes 4.6 or later.
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