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iPod touch® for Dummies® by Tony Bove

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Chapter 9. Your Pocket Picture Player

In This Chapter

  • Synchronizing photo albums

  • Showing off your photos

  • Playing slideshows

The world is awash in images, from photos and video stills to cartoons and famous paintings. If you like to send and receive images by e-mail, you're going to love the fact that you can now use your iPod touch to share some of the 25,000 images it can hold. This chapter shows you how.

Syncing with Photo Albums and Folders

After importing photos from cameras into your computer, you can organize them into albums or collections. On a Mac, you can use iPhoto (version 4.0.3 or newer) or Aperture. Newer versions of iPhoto let you organize photos by events as well as in albums. On a Windows PC you can use Adobe Photoshop Album (version 2.0 or newer) or Adobe Photoshop Elements (version 3.0 or newer).

Syncing with Photo Albums and Folders

You can then set up your iPod touch to sync with your entire photo library or with specific albums in your library so that any changes you make to the library or to those photo albums are copied to the iPod touch. In addition, any images you collect from e-mails on your iPod touch are synced back to the photo library on your computer.

If you don't have these applications, you can use any other photo-editing or photo-organizing software and store your photos in their own folder on your hard drive (such as the Pictures folder in your user's folder on a Mac, or the My Pictures folder ...

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