pt. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 1. Working with Free Software -- Ch. 2. Getting Started -- pt. 2. Tools -- Ch. 3. Photography -- Ch. 4. Illustration and Font Design -- Ch. 5. Animation -- Ch. 6. 3D Modeling -- Ch. 7. Publishing -- Ch. 8. Making Music -- Ch. 9. Recording Audio -- Ch. 10. Mixing and Mastering -- Ch. 11. Video Editing -- Ch. 12. Web Content -- pt. 3. Appendixes -- Appendix 1. GNU/Linux Commands -- Appendix 2. GNU Free Documentation License.
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Open source software, also known as free software, now offers a creative platform with world-class programs. Just ask the people who have completed high-quality projects or developed popular web 2.0 sites using open source desktop applications. This phenomenon is no longer underground or restricted to techies - there have been more than 61 million downloads of the Audacity audio editor and more than 60 million downloads of the GIMP for Windows photographic tool from SourceForge.net alone. Crafting Digital Media is your foundation course in photographic manipulation, illustration, animation, 3D.