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Topic: QuickTime

Apple posts QuickTime video of CEO Steve Jobs' 'iPad' keynote

01/27/2010, 08:01 pm

Apple Wednesday evening made available through its Web site a QuickTime video stream of its media event during which its new tablet device, dubbed the "iPad" was introduced to the public by CEO Steve Jobs.


Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: QuickTime X

09/01/2009, 04:09 pm

As jingle-pundits desperately try to denigrate Snow Leopard as a "Service Pack," Apple's new operating system reference release actually expands the reach of the Mac platform in several important and under-reported new directions. Here's the first in a series looking closer at some of Snow Leopard's well-known, but often misrepresented or misunderstood features.


Snow Leopard Golden Master seeded to Apple developer community

08/12/2009, 09:08 pm

Apple has supplied its broad developer community the presumed Golden Master build for Snow Leopard, going beyond the select group who previously had sole access, numerous sources tell AppleInsider.


Embedded content gets new look with Apple's QuickTime X

08/03/2009, 03:08 pm

Apple is reportedly exploring a new design interface for Web-embedded content in QuickTime X, eschewing the current gray palette and adopting a sleek, black look for the controls while viewing media.


Apple launches HTTP Live Streaming standard in iPhone 3.0

07/08/2009, 08:07 pm

One of the more overlooked features of the new iPhone 3.0 is support for a new open standard for live video streaming over HTTP, which promises to open up standards-based video broadcasting to a wide audience while giving mobile users an optimized picture as they roam between WiFi and mobile networks.


Ogg Theora, H.264 and the HTML 5 Browser Squabble

07/06/2009, 08:07 pm

Pundits are roasting Apple over a scuffle raised by Mozilla and Opera to define the free Ogg Theora video codec as the official way to present video on the web in the new HTML 5 specification. The problem: HTML isn't supposed to define content codecs, and even if it were, Ogg Theora, commercially abandoned nearly a decade ago, doesn't have what it takes to deliver video on the increasingly mobile web.


Apple releases iTunes 8.2 and QuickTime 7.6.2

06/01/2009, 04:06 pm

Apple on Monday released iTunes 8.2, a new version of its media cataloging software with support for the upcoming iPhone Software 3.0 release. It was accompanied by a recommended maintenance update for QuickTime 7.6.


Apple building YouTube support into Snow Leopard

04/27/2009, 11:04 am

Apple will further its endorsement of YouTube and open video standards by building support for the Google-owned video sharing service into one of its flagship applications due to ship later this summer as part of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.


Snow Leopard to offer screen recording via QuickTime X Player

04/24/2009, 04:04 pm

With the introduction of Snow Leopard, QuickTime Player will assume more of a utilitarian role, with screen recording features reportedly joining the software's exiting repertoire of basic audio and video capture capabilities.


iTunes 8 users grapple with missing Dolby surround sound

03/10/2009, 06:03 pm

Viewers hoping to hear 5.1-channel Dolby audio from movies and TV shows on Apple's iTunes Store are being frustrated by a known bug that disables the surround feature in software.


A peek at Apple's new QuickTime X interface

03/07/2009, 02:03 pm

A widely reported interface overhaul making its debut in early betas of QuickTime X Player distributed with pre-releases of Apple's Snow Leopard operating system this week is reportedly not much to write home about.


Snow Leopard's QuickTime may pack Pro features at no cost

02/10/2009, 02:02 pm

An architectural overhaul to Apple's QuickTime media software due as part of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard may ship with a media player that bundles once-premium features at no cost.


New QuickTime 7.6 addresses quality, security

01/21/2009, 02:01 pm

Apple just released the new QuickTime 7.6, which includes updates for encoding quality, reliability, compatibility, and security enhancements.


QuickTime 7.5.7 allows SD iTunes playback over DisplayPort

11/25/2008, 10:11 pm

Calming a controversial situation, Apple on Tuesday night released a new QuickTime update that allows standard definition iTunes movies to play over the new MacBooks' DisplayPort to older displays.


Apple's QuickTime 7.6 to improve 5.1 surround sound

10/22/2008, 07:10 pm

With an influx of Dolby Digital enhanced HD content making its way to the iTunes store, and subsequently Apple TV, Apple is reportedly working on an update to QuickTime that will improve support for 5.1 channel audio.


Apple to unleash first builds of Snow Leopard since WWDC

09/30/2008, 07:09 pm

Apple is quietly preparing to equip some of its developers with the first pre-release copies of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard since an inaugural build was issued to attendees during its annual developers conference in June, AppleInsider has learned.


Notes on iTunes biz, App Store, iPod biz, Jobs, new iPod hands-on

09/09/2008, 05:09 pm

Apple today provide updates to some key statistics surrounding its music business and the App Store. Jobs later appeared on CNBC to address concerns about his health (again). And the first hands-on encounters with the company's new iPod line touch on some finer details of the new iPod touch, its Nike+ integration, and the fourth-generation iPod nano.


Road to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard: 64-Bits

08/26/2008, 08:08 am

Next year's 10.6 reference release of Mac OS X promises to deliver technology updates throughout the system without focusing on the customer-facing marketing features that typically sell a new operating system. Here's a look at what those behind-the-scenes enhancements will mean to you, starting with new 64-bit support.


First shots of Mac OS X Snow Leopard show desktop web apps

06/21/2008, 08:06 pm

Although announced less than two weeks ago, screen captures of a Mac OS X Snow Leopard test build show the ability to create web apps in Safari 4 and an update to Address Book with hooks into Microsoft Exchange.


Apple updates iTunes, QuickTime, Front Row

04/02/2008, 09:04 pm

Apple on Wednesday night updated three of its key media applications for Mac OS X to mend their compatibility and apply bug fixes.