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Peachpit books now available in new graphically rich format

Peachpit today announced that more than 25 of its most popular books are now available in a new graphically rich format in its online reference library. Peachpit’s computer users can now access electronic versions of their favorite titles with the original printed page design retained to look exactly like the printed versions — from The Zen of CSS Design by Dave Shea and Molly E. Holzschlag to The Photoshop Channels Book by top-selling computer book author Scott Kelby. Read More

Secrets to Podcasting, APT Final Cut Pro 5 released

Peachpit today announced the addition of two new books to its lineup. “Secrets of Podcasting: Audio Blogging for the Masses,” (US$19.99) Bart Farkas teaches readers how to find, create, and distribute podcasts. In addition, the book features interviews with real-world podcasters. “Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 5,” ($49.99) by Diana Weynard uses a series of class-length lessons designed to provide a strong foundation in all aspects of the digital video editing application.

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Peachpit releases new Apple Training Series book

Peachpit today announced the release of “Apple Training Series: Desktop and Portable Systems, Second Edition (US$54.999, by Owen Linzmayer. “This authoritative, Apple-Certified training course is designed both for professionals who support Apple computers as well as Mac enthusiasts who want to upgrade, service, or troubleshoot their favorite machines. Fully revised, this second edition covers Apple’s new models, including the popular Mac mini and the iMac G5,” notes the announcement. Read More

Peachpit announces Apple-authorized Motion guide

Peachpit Press has announced an Apple-authorized guide to Motion, the new motion graphics editing software that was recently announced. As both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum of the Apple Pro Training and Certification Program, “Apple Pro Training Series: Motion” (US$45.99), by Damien Allen, is scheduled to be released early this summer.

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‘Final Cut Express 2: Visual QuickStart Guide’ released

Peachpit Press has announced the release of “Final Cut Express 2: Visual QuickStart Guide” (US$21.99). “This concise yet complete task-based reference by digital video expert Lisa Brenneis uses loads of illustrations and valuable professional advice to show Final Cut Express users how to edit video; apply special effects and transitions; master the program’s compositing, titling, and audio tools; and output their finished work.

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iLife ’04, GarageBand training titles announced

Peachpit Press and Apple have announced two new, co-branded Apple Training Series titles covering iLife ’04 and GarageBand. The Apple Training Series titles are book/DVD combinations offering a complete, self-paced course covering Apple hardware, Mac OS X, and iLife applications. They follow the success of the Apple Pro Training series targeted to creative professionals, but are the first Apple Training Series books targeted to the consumer and technical hobbyist audience, according to the companies.

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Peachpit releases new edition of ‘The Macintosh Bible’

Peachpit Press has announced the release of “The Macintosh Panther Bible, 9th Edition” (US$34.99). “Written and edited by more than two dozen of the most trusted authorities in the Mac community including Christopher Breen, Jim Felici, Dan Frakes, Maria Langer, Owen Linzmayer, Jas”on O’Grady, and Pamela Pfiffner, with both beginners and old-hands in mind, this practical and accessible guide is packed with expert advice, explanations, and tips.

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