QuickTime is the industry standard for developing and distributing multimedia content on the Web and CD-ROM, for both Windows and Macintosh computers. Its powerful, extensible software architecture lets you deliver state-of-the-art digital content over the Web or on CD-ROM.
This third edition of the best-selling and award-winning QuickTime for the Web has been fully revised and expanded and includes QuickTime Pro 6 and a full set of content development tools. This hands-on guide shows how to integrate animation, video, recorded sound, MIDI, text, still images, VR, live streams, games, and user interactivity into a Web site, and now also covers 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).
*Written for both Windows and Macintosh developers.
*Illustrates all the latest features in QuickTime Pro 6, including MPEG-4 support.
*Includes a companion CD-ROM with the full version of QuickTime Pro 6 (a $29.99 value) for Windows and Macintosh.
About the Author
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 written about HTML, QuickTime, and CD-ROMs for WIRED magazine, and has also produced commercial CD-ROMs, such as Life Near 310 Kelvin, that include HTML, digital audio, and QuickTime movies. He is on the Web at http://homepage.mac.com/qt4web/