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Mac OS X Lion, Part 3: Photos, Video and Custom

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Release date Release date 5/1/2015
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Runtime Runtime 1h 21m
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Course description

Master Mac OS X Lion in this 3 part learning series, Mac OS X Lion is Apple’s desktop operating system for Macintosh computers and is packed with features and capabilities. Explore OS X Lion’s features and tour the OS X Lion screen and Doc. Learn OS X Lion basics like running an application, downloading a file, tracking appointments and managing contacts, and making FaceTime calls. Discover OS X Lion’s creative capabilities to play and organize music with iTunes, import and edit photos, and create, edit, and share movies with iMovie.


This course assumes very little familiarity with Mac OS X Lion. This course is part of a 3 course learning series, Mac OS X Lion: UI and Documents; Mac OS X Lion: Contacts, Music and Sync; and Mac OS X Lion: Photos, Video and Custom. Please view the courses in the order listed if you are not familiar with the material.

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John Wiley & Sons Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Photos, Video and Custom

Working with Photos (27:12)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Previewing Photos (03:01)
  • Viewing Photos in a Slide Show (02:06)
  • Import Photos from a Camera (02:12)
  • View Photos in the Full Screen (01:25)
  • Creating Photo Albums (01:41)
  • Crop, Rotate, Straighten Photos (03:50)
  • Removing Red Eye (02:00)
  • Tagging Photos (01:40)
  • Mapping Photos (02:00)
  • Sharing Photos via Email (01:31)
  • Taking Selfies with PhotoBooth (01:47)
  • Burning a Slide Show to a DVD (03:33)
  • Summary (00:10)
Play & Create Digital Video (27:14)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Playing Digital Video (02:31)
  • Using QuickTime Player (01:42)
  • Creating a Project in iMovie (02:20)
  • Importing Video Files (02:04)
  • Add Video Clips to a Project (02:29)
  • Trimming Video Clips (01:44)
  • Add Transitions to a Project (01:45)
  • Adding Photos to a Project (02:15)
  • Adding Audio to a Project (02:01)
  • Recording a Voiceover (01:58)
  • Add Titles & Scrolling Credits (01:57)
  • Playing the Movie (01:43)
  • Creating a DVD of the Movie (02:19)
  • Summary (00:10)
Customizing Mac OS X Lion (26:36)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • System Preferences (02:12)
  • Desktop & Screen Saver (04:39)
  • Configure Sleep Options (01:55)
  • Adjusting Display Resolution (02:39)
  • App Folders in Launchpad (02:43)
  • Adding User Accounts (02:15)
  • Customizing the Doc (05:54)
  • Dashboard Widgets (02:11)
  • Installing from the App Store (01:44)
  • Summary (00:10)