Graphically Enhanced Manuals

A different type of manuals - the visual approach

Hi, my name is Edgar Rothermich, author of the best-selling book series  

Graphically Enhanced Manuals (GEM)”.

Graphically Enhanced Manuals are a different type of manual with a visual approach that helps you UNDERSTAND an application, not just LEARN it. No need to read through 500 of pages of dry text explanations. Rich graphics and diagrams help you to get that "aha" effect and make it easy to comprehend difficult concepts. The Graphically Enhanced Manuals let you master a program much faster with a much deeper understanding of concepts, features and workflows in a very intuitive way that is easy to understand.

Available Books

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Compressor 4 - How it Works (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Final Cut Pro 10.3 - How it Works (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
GarageBand 11 - How it Works (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
GarageBand for iPad - How it Works (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
GarageBand X - How it Works (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - 10.2 Undocumented Changes (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - How it Works (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - The Details (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - Tips, Tricks, Secrets #1 (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - Tips, Tricks, Secrets #2 (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - 10.1 New Features (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - What's New in 10.2.1 (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - What's New in 10.2.3 (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - What's New in 10.3.2 (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - What's New in 10.3 (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Pro X - What's New in 10.4 (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Logic Remote - How it Works (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Motion 5 - How it Works (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)
Pro Tools | First 12 - How it Works (Graphically Enhanced Manuals)

“Simply The Best Manuals Available”

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Interactive Multi-Touch iBooks

No other manual is available in this

enhanced iBook format. With that format, I include an extensive glossary, also with additional graphics. Every term throughout the content of the book is linked to its entry in the glossary and lets you popup a window with the explanations without leaving the page you are currently reading. Every term lists all the entries in the book where it is used and links to other related terms.

A truly engaged learning experience - the best learning experience available.

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The Manuals are available in three formats:

PDF Files

Printed Books

Interactive multi-touch iBooks

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The GEM Advantage

Graphics, Graphics, Graphics

Every feature and concept is explained with rich graphics and illustrations that are not found in any other book or documentation. These are not just a few screenshots with arrows in it. I take the time to create unique diagrams to illustrate the concepts and workflows.

For Beginners and Advanced Users

The graphical approach makes my manuals easy to understand for beginners, but still, the wealth of information and details provide plenty of material, even for the most advanced user.

Comprehensive

For any given feature, I list every available command so you can decide which one to use in your workflow. Some of the information is not even found in the app's documentation.

Knowledge and Understanding

The purpose of my manuals is to provide the reader with the knowledge and understanding of an app that is much more valuable than just listing and explaining a set of features.

Three formats

No other manual is available in all three formats: PDF (from my website), interactive multi-touch iBooks (on Apple's iBooks Store), and printed book (on Amazon).

Your books can be considered as a reference model for software manuals. - Giovanni

I cannot praise you enough, you are great at this - Scot C.

I like your book style. Cuts to the workings and is spot on for a full explanation. - Alan M.

Thank you for your wonderful book - Larry C.

I love your manuals. They are a huge help and are written in a concise and informative style that is rare in the manual world! - Alex T.

Love your writing! - Magnus N.

Again, congratulations on a really excellent manual! - Richard H.

Many thanks for the effort you put into these books. A true gem. - Alan M.

Thanks for a fantastic series of books - just what the doctor ordered. -Peter W.

Some books are available in other languages

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