Apple previews QuickTime 6
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Source: MusicDish/Mi2N - June 6, 2002
Apple says the public preview of QuickTime 6 is now available as a free
download from Apple (www.apple.com) for both Mac and Windows.
"QuickTime 6 is the industry's first mainstream MPEG-4 solution for
streaming media to all MPEG-4 compliant players," it states. "In addition,
Apple announced the public preview of QuickTime Broadcaster, which captures
and encodes QuickTime content in MPEG-4 for live streaming over the web.
The company says QuickTime 6 includes a new Instant-On Streaming feature
that eliminates buffer delays and lets users "quickly and easily scrub
through streaming media content to locate and instantly view specific
sections". In addition, QuickTime 6 running on Mac OS X now supports JPEG
2000 and includes Advanced Audio Coding (AAC), the standard MPEG-4 audio
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