Media praise for iMovie 3 & iDVD: The Missing Manual
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"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
-- , Bangkok Post
"Pogue, the New York Times computer columnist, is among the world's best explainers."
-- , co-founder of Wired
"A practical tutorial-style manual that covers techniques in 'filming,' editing, and packaging digital movies. Comprehensive, good technical depth, and well-presented."
"I have reviewed quite a number of Missing Manual books and I am always impressed with them. David Pogue is a Mac master and the depth of his knowledge shines through."
-- , ACT Apple User Group Incorporated
--Major Keary, Ausom News, February 2004
"Pogue offers you three things: a grounding in professional, filming and editing techniques; an iMovie manual covering each feature in depth; and a Missing Manual for iDVD3...Thorough, readable and bursting with tidbits of expert knowledge, this Missing Manual is ideal for those who want to stay within iMovie's spacious comfort Zone but still produce professional results."
--Keith White, Australian Macworld, November 2003
"Luke Skywalker needed Yoda and his light saber to defeat the Empire. For the next Blair Witch Project, you just need a Mac and this book."
--The Technologer, November 2003
"This book will help you conquer every aspect of movie making with your Mac, from shooting through editing to final production on DVD. It will increase your efficiency and help you deal with all the hazards that stop you from completing your projects. Despite the amount of detail presented, it's captivating, entertaining and enjoyable to read." Mac Guild Grade: A+
--Diane Love, The Mac Guild, October 2003
"I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to advance their movie making skills working with iDVD or just get started working with iDVD. 'iMovie 3 & iDVD' gets 5 AMUGs out of 5! This book is a wealth of information. iDVD has created a new generation of movie makers just like the LaserWriter created a revolution in desktop printing. Now we need to learn how to use these tools with taste. This missing manual goes a long way toward helping me reach that goal."
--Michael Bean, Arizona Macintosh Users Group, October 2003
"I once again find myself recommending a 'Missing Manual' to everyone. While catering to the beginner, this book goes deep enough that all but the most long-term user of these two pieces of software will find something to learn in this volume."
--Tony Williams, slashdot.org, September 2003
"I had produced a 'beginner' project with these two products before getting the book. While doing that work, I'd had about a half-dozen nagging questions about the how and why of these products. I got them *all* answered by leafing through this book for about 10 minutes. It's a book I wish had been available before I'd started the project. I really like David's combination of a conversational style backed by a comprehensive wealth of knowledge...Highly recommended."
--Amazon.com Customer Review, August 2003
"Everything you need to know about iMovie 3 and more. Essential reading-and a Manual that Apple would no doubt be very proud of."
--"MacFormat," June 2003
"I would rather go without food for three days than miss any of the Missing Manual books."
--Al Fasodt of "The Post-Standard," June 2003