From CUNY Academic Commons


General Information 

Where it is used: desktop software, MAC only
Dependencies: MAC OSX, newer versions of iLife require newer versions of OS X
Cost: This comes free with a purchase of a MAC laptop or desktop. $49 to upgrade to the current version.
License: commercial software owned by Apple Inc.

Web Site:


What is it, Pros, cons

iLife is a suite of multimedia creation tools. The tools are: iMovie for editing video, Garage Band for creating and editing audio, and iPhoto for organizing and editing photos.

Possible Uses

General ideas of how it can be used in education.


Testimony from educators who have used it, with links to examples if appropriate.


Links to tutorials on how to use the software.

iPhoto ’09 Tutorials : Video tutorials on how to import and organize photos, edit and improved photos, and share photos.