QuickTime for the Web: For Windows and Macintosh

Other | October 1, 2003

byGulie, Steven, Steven Gulie

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QuickTime is the industry standard for developing and distributing multimedia content on the Web and CD-ROM, for both Windows and Macintosh computers. This book includes QuickTime Pro 6 and a full set of content development tools for both Windows and Macintosh developers. This third edition of the best-selling and award-winning QuickTime for the Web is a hands-on guide showing how to integrate animation, video, recorded sound, MIDI, text, still images, VR, live streams, games, and user interactivity into a Web site. It now also covers how to benefit from QuickTime support for the MPEG-4 global multimedia standard.

Written for Web masters, site designers, HTML and multimedia authors, and anyone else who wants to incorporate sound or video into their Web site, this book offers clear and detailed instruction in an engaging style. Written by an expert at Apple Computer, this is the most complete and authoritative source for creating QuickTime content for the Web.

The first edition of this book won the Touchstone 2000 Merit Award for Books awarded annually by STC (Society for Technical Communications).

About the CD-ROM
The accompanying CD-ROM contains the full version of QuickTime Pro 6 (a $29.99 value) for Windows and Macintosh. Its powerful, extensible software architecture lets you deliver state-of-the-art digital content over the Web or on CD-ROM. It works equally well on current versions of Windows and Mac OS. The CD-ROM also includes a free tools for creating and editing movies, cut-and-paste HTML and JavaScript examples, royalty-free audio, and prebuilt interactive sprites.

*Written for both Windows and Macintosh developers.
*Illustrates all the latest features in QuickTime Pro 6, including MPEG-4 support.
*Includes a CD-ROM with the full version of QuickTime Pro 6 (a $29.99 value) for Windows and Macintosh, and free tools for creating and editing movies, cut-and-paste HTML and JavaScript examples, royalty-free audio, prebuilt interactive sprites, and a demo copy of LiveStage Pro with a special offer for $100 off from Totally Hip Software.
*Includes a skinned player for streaming MPEG-4 (with ACC audio-superior to MP3) of the hit band Wilco recorded live.

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QuickTime is the industry standard for developing and distributing multimedia content on the Web and CD-ROM, for both Windows and Macintosh computers. This book includes QuickTime Pro 6 and a full set of content development tools for both Windows and Macintosh developers. This third edition of the best-selling and award-winning QuickTi...

Steve Gulie is a recognized QuickTime expert. His is a senior technical writer and multimedia Web monkey for Apple Computer, and has been a featured speaker at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference and QuickTime Live! He develops Web sites that include QuickTime content of every kind, from live poetry readings to VR tours. He has writ...
Format:OtherDimensions:825 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 2003Publisher:Morgan KaufmannLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080489583

ISBN - 13:9780080489582

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Table of Contents

Why QT?; Introduction; Installing QT; Bust a .Mov; Putting QT in a Web Page; QT+HTML; What Webmasters Need to Know; What About Streaming?; Language, Speed, & Connections; Basic JavaScript; Audio; Show Me Something; Just Like in the Movies; Text! Text! Text!; Gently Down the Stream; An Animated Approach; Getting Interactive; Streaming & Nonstreaming; SMIL for the Camera; Let's Get Virtual; QT Player Editing Features; QT Configuration; Contents of the CD; Compatibility Issues; QT Media Types; Including QT on Your CD; Work Flow Automation.