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Last updated Oct 17, 2003.

  • Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 4, by Diana Weynand (Peachpit Press, 2003, ISBN: 0321186494). If you're driving into Final Cut Pro for the first time, this book touches a little of everything and is self-paced. It's written with the beginner and visual learner in mind and includes exercises. Don't expect details as it would overwhelm its audience.

  • Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a Book, Adobe Creative Team (Adobe Press, 2003, ISBN: 0321193783), acquaints newcomers to the software with its workspace, editing tools, and effects.

  • Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 Hands-on Training, by Garo Green (Peachpit Press, 2003, ISBN: 032120297X). Anyone ready to dive in Dreamweaver for the first time will get up to speed with this book from the HOT (hands-on training) series from Lynda.com. Its focus is on the software, not Web design, and the directions are clear for those who have never opened Dreamweaver before.

  • Fireworks MX Fundamentals, by Abigail Rudner (New Riders, 2002, ISBN: 0735711534). Learn from real-world examples and step-by-step instructions to use Fireworks to build Web sites. Also included are exercises and visuals.

  • Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 Hands-on Training, by Garo Green (Peachpit Press, 2003, ISBN: 032120297X). Anyone ready to dive in Dreamweaver for the first time will get up to speed with this book from the HOT (hands-on training) series from Lynda.com. Its focus is on the software, not Web design, and the directions are clear for those who have never opened Dreamweaver before.

  • Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 Hands-on Training, by Garo Green (Peachpit Press, 2003, ISBN: 032120297X). Anyone ready to dive in Dreamweaver for the first time will get up to speed with this book from the HOT (hands-on training) series from Lynda.com. Its focus is on the software, not Web design, and the directions are clear for those who have never opened Dreamweaver before. Also available for earlier versions of Dreamweaver.

  • Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Hands-on Training, by Rosanna Yeung (Peachpit Press, 2003, ISBN: 0321202988). Another great book from the HOT (hands-on training) series, which comes with a tutorial CD full of examples and exercises.

  • How to Use Adobe Photoshop CS, by Daniel Giordan (Que, 2003, ISBN: 0789730391). Photoshop CS is next version after Photoshop 7.0 and there are earlier versions of this book available for those have pre-CS versions. The book has colorful illustrated steps to guide the reader short on time through Photoshop.

  • Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 Killer Tips, by Joseph Lowery and Angela Buraglia (New Riders, 2003, ISBN: 0735713790). Joseph Lowery has been authoring Dreamweaver books for a long time and knows his stuff. If you don't have MX 2004, the book is available for MX or you can check Lowery's other Dreamweaver books.