AVI versus MOV in standalones - Apple Quicktime

Luis luis at anachreon.co.uk
Mon Oct 23 20:25:55 EDT 2006


You could also pop up a box stating that it requires QT, and if  
they'd like the app to open the browser at the Apple QT download site.

Scanned through the DivX site just a moment ago and noticed they have  
an affiliate program, so if your clients buy any DivX movies you get  
a percentage.

Cheers,

Luis.


On 24 Oct 2006, at 1:12, Luis wrote:

> Well MPEG-4 should work across the board with recent releases of QT  
> (v7) and WMP (v9).
> MPEG-2 will get you DVD quality, whereas MPEG-4 has been aimed at  
> HDTV.
> Another option is DivX, the players for both are free and to encode  
> DivX you need DivX Pro, which is about $20, although I don't know  
> what the situation is with branding, distributing and suchlike.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Luis.
>
>
> On 24 Oct 2006, at 0:18, Scott Rossi wrote:
>
>> Recently, Bill Marriott wrote:
>>
>>> I think that answer is right for mp3 audio. But for video, I  
>>> don't know of a
>>> one-size-fits-all format.
>>
>> MPEG is one.  Problem is, I don't know which codec is best to use,  
>> but I
>> have delivered cross-platform CD-ROMs before that used single  
>> video files
>> for both types of machines.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Scott Rossi
>> Creative Director
>> Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
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>>
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