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September 13, 2007

Freely Available eBooks for Adobe Software

Here are links to freely available ebooks covering Adobe Software and Applications from This site bills itselfs as “A 100% free resource to hundreds of free ebook downloads from all over the web.”

Freely Available eBooks for Adobe Software

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August 9, 2006

Free Books for Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, and Premier

Here are 4 freely available ebooks, two covering Adobe Acrobat, and one each for Illustrator and Premier. These Acrobat, Illustrator and Premier ebooks will give you many details and instructions on how to use the features and functions of these Adobe applications.

Adobe Acrobat 6 Bible (pdf) 

Adobe Acrobat 6 0 Getting Professional Results from Your PDFs
chm, 14327 kb

Adobe Illustrator CS for Dummies (chm) 

Teach Yourself Adobe Premiere 6 5 in 24 hours (chm)  

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May 8, 2006

Multimedia Workshops Tutorials for Digital Video, Premiere, After Effects

Here are well written and illustrated Multimedia Workshops from the Univeristy of Washington’s Walk-In Workshops. These workshop tutorials you will learn how to create Video, DVD, and other multimedia presentations. By using modern computer hardware and software you can learn how to create sophisticated material, students will learn the skills to shoot and edit video, add special effects, and publish multimedia in many formats. These tutorials include materials teaching you how to use digital video software, Adobe Premiere, and Adobe After Effects.

Multimedia Workshops Tutorials for Digital Video, Premiere, and After Effects

Introduction to Digital Video

Digital video is a widely accessible technology for creating film but can be a bit daunting compared to your dad’s VHS camcorder. In this introduction of the digital video pipeline, you will learn how to plan and execute your digital video project. Other topics include: planning your digital film, transferring video to a computer, and methods of archival once your edited film is finished. Take this knowledge and create an impressive video presentation, an entertaining home movie or the next award-winning independent film.

  Creating Digital Video
  Bullet The Process
  Bullet Plan the Project
  Bullet Shoot & Gather Material
  Bullet Capture & Import
  Bullet Edit & Composite
  Bullet Archive, Encode & Distribute

  Bullet The Tools
  Bullet The Digital Video Format
  Bullet Benefits of Digital Video
  Bullet Firewire

  Bullet Easier Software
  Bullet Advanced Software

  Digital Video Decks
  Bullet Apple iMovie
  Bullet Apple Final Cut Pro
  Bullet Adobe Premiere
  Bullet Dubbing VHS to miniDV

Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere is the quintessential video-editing tool for the PC user working toward a professional product. Its simplicity makes the software easy to learn but applicable in many different situations. In this full-spectrum workshop you will learn how to make professional looking videos. You will also learn to apply the features of this application in creative ways. Other topics include: key-framing video attributes and effects, creating and applying more customizable transitions and titling, and the taking advantage of a fully non-linear editing application. Use all you learn from this to edit your first impressive student film production.

  The Basics
  Bullet Concepts
  Bullet Non-Destructive Editing
  Bullet Non-Linear Editing
  Bullet 3-Point Editing
  Bullet The Interface
  Bullet The Tools
  Bullet Inserting Media

  Acquiring Media
  Bullet Introduction
  Bullet Logging Clips
  Bullet Importing Other Media

  Compositing & Effects
  Bullet Concepts
  Bullet Effects & Transitions

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April 3, 2006

Free Ebooks for Adobe Applications

Here is a Google Groups post that contains several links to freely available ebooks covering most of the Adobe software applications, which are listed below. After clicking on the link for the ebook you want, to access the download link, click on the Free button at the bottom of the page, wait about 30 seconds, then enter the 3 character code and click on the download button. (You will need to wait 1 hour between large downloads.). To uncompress .rar files you can use 7-Zip, available here: Google Groups post with Free Ebooks for Adobe Applications: Here are the applications covered by these ebooks: - Adobe Acrobat - Adobe After Effects - Adobe Creative Suite - Adobe FrameMaker - Adobe GoLive CS2 - Adobe Illustrator - Adobe InDesign - Adobe LiveMotion - Adobe PageMaker - Adobe Photoshop - Adobe Premiere - Learn Programming with Flash - Microsoft Office VBA

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