CS4624 QuickTime


QuickTime is a Apple-developed standard for file and operating system handling of multimedia information that works under Macintosh, Windows and SGI operating systems. It was launched in 1991 and in 1992 released for developers and then others. The key parts
were defined then:


For detailed coverage see the book by Sydow.

Online information is available from the Apple QuickTime Web page which leads to technical information and FAQ. QuickTime is at the heart of the QuickTime Media Layer which also includes QuickTime VR and QuickDraw 3D.


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