11. Troubleshooting the iApps

Most of this book is concerned with Mac OS X as an operating system—specifically, how to solve problems with the OS and with applications in general. This chapter is an exception: It focuses on a specific collection of applications from Apple that are referred to as the iApps—because their names all begin with i. Some of these applications are included as part of Mac OS X. Others are sold separately (although they are included with the software that comes with a new Mac purchase).

The core of the iApps is a suite of excellent and popular multimedia applications, which Apple calls iLife: iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, and (if your Mac comes with a SuperDrive) iDVD. Also included in the more general category of ...

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