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Special Edition Using® Mac® OS X v10.2 by Brad Miser

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Watching DVD Movies on the Mac

DVD movies are the latest and best way to watch movies. Because they are digital, the image and sound quality of DVD movies is superb. And the digital format enables special features that can't be duplicated with other means, such as videotape. For example, with DVD movies, you can get true 5-, 6-, or even 7-track soundtracks to provide unbelievable surround sound and sound fidelity. Plus, DVD discs usually have lots of features—missing scenes, trailers, and so on.

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Watching DVD movies from a desktop Mac is okay, but DVD movies on the Mac really shine when you use a PowerBook or iBook. Forget the crummy selection of movies that are usually shown on airplanes (when there even are movies) that you can't see or ...

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