1. Welcome to the new MacRumors forums. See our announcement and read our FAQ

iLife Retail Photos

Discussion in 'Mac Blog Discussion' started by MacRumors, Jan 30, 2003.

  1. macrumors bot

    MacRumors

    #1
  2. macrumors 68040

    mac15

    #2
    very cool, I can't wait for the downloads to go up on apple.com

    and it has a CD and DVD install, great work apple
     
  3. macrumors 601

    Chaszmyr

    #3
    Is iDVD really too big to fit on a CD? It wouldnt make sense for them to do it for any other reason cuz all you would need is a combo or DVD drive to install with a DVD and you need a superdrive to use the App
     
  4. macrumors G3

    #4
    It looks like the CD has iMovie, iPhoto, iTunes.

    And that the DVD has those plus iDVD.

    This makes sense. That way the people who don't have a combo or superdrive can still install the three iApps thay can use.

    And yes, iDVD is really bigger than a single CD's worth of data. iDVD 2 is almost 2 full CDs worth. With iDVD adding more themes, it has to be much larger.
     
  5. arn
    macrumors god

    arn

    Staff Member

    #5
    Yep iDVD is too big to fit on a CD. The last revision was something like 800-1000megs.

    arn
     
  6. macrumors 604

    scem0

    #6
    Is there a reason they don't use 2 install CDs?
     
  7. macrumors 68000

    Freg3000

    #7
    Although I'm not very sure at all, I do recall someone saying that iDVD was like 2.5 GB, so you'd need more like 4 install CDs.
     
  8. macrumors 65816

    #8
    Why don't they just put the iLife programs on a DVD instead of a 700Meg CD??

    [Edit] I'm an idiot. I didn't read the thread before posting. Disregard this.
     

Share This Page