You've got a computer, and use it regularly. You've tossed the VCR for a DVD player. You use a digital camera and maybe even have an iPod and/or a PDA. You've gone digital and are embracing this modern lifestyle wholeheartedly. Then why are your family archives still in the dust?This graphically rich, four-color guide will show you how to convert your cache of old family photographs, albums, and slides; home movies; music; and more to modern digital formats so that you can permanently archive them to reliable storage media. With this book, learn how to digitally archive memorabilia using easily accessible software tools along with a scanner, digital camera, and other inexpensive peripheral devices, and how to easily and creatively work with still and moving images, sound, and graphics to produce printed and bound albums, interactive DVDs (even videotapes), and more!
Jim Heid is one of the most highly regarded computer authors and trainers in the United States. A columnist for Macworld magazine since 1985, he has also been the personal technology columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and a frequent contributor to PC World, Internet World, and Newsweek magazines. He is the author of several best-selling books, including The Macintosh iLife 05. Jim is the editorial director and a partner in Avondale Media, producers of DVD-based instruction and conferences.