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Are you ready to enjoy Apple TV? Whether you're a Mac or PC user, this fun, plain-English guide will have you streaming audio and video from your computer to your TV in no time. It's packed with tips and tricks for adding high definition and surround sound, importing and organizing photos, creating videos, ripping audio from CDs, working with playlists and podcasts, and much more!
Install and configure Apple TV
Work with Front Row and the Apple Remote
Sync your iTunes® library
Create media with iPhoto® and iMovie® HD
Troubleshoot and perform upgrades
Back up your media
Watch your iTunes downloads on a television screen with help from “Apple TV For Dummies.” This comprehensive guide offers shopping tips; easy-to-understand installation and setup directions; and advanced material like content creation, troubleshooting, and optimizing network speeds.
You get the “download” on: Apple TV setup and customizing High-Definition video hardware State-of-the-art audio hardware Connecting both computer and video equipment Using iTunes and the iTunes Store Cataloging your multimedia library Setting up a wireless network (both on the Mac “and” the PC) Working with Front Row and the Apple TV remote control Displaying photos using iPhoto and Photoshop Elements Audio and video formats, including conversion between formats Syncing iTunes with the Apple TV Creating media for Apple TV using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie HD Customizing and optimizing your Apple TV system Troubleshooting, upgrading and maintaining Apple TV
All levels of users will find this guide full of useful information, whether you're a multimedia/High-Definition beginner who hasn't invested a cent in hardware, or an intermediate-level enthusiast who already has an HDTV and surround sound system, or an advanced electronic wizard who needs just a quick reference tool to troubleshoot a problem.
Mark L. Chambers
is an author, a tech editor, and an unabashed Mac fan. He is the author of more than 30 computer books, including MacBook For Dummies.