iPhoto Book to MovieShare
iPhoto books look great in print. But you can share your book as a movie too.
An apparently undocumented feature facilitates exporting straight to a Quicktime movie from your iPhoto book. Just hold the Option key when you click the Play button within your book. You’ll see the same panel you see for a regular book slideshow, but when you click Play within the panel you’ll be prompted to save the show as a movie.
Murphy discovered this while reading an article at Macworld and watching a YouTube video that explained how to send your book to iDVD in order to produce a movie. Great tip – but the process didn’t seem very Mac-like, so Murph tried the Option key. And….it worked.
So the capability has always been there, but now there’s a more direct way to do it. You don’t have to open iDVD, or close it, or delete a useless iDVD project. Don’t know what we’re talking about? There’s a screencast, click Watch Now below.
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