AVI versus MOV in standalones - Apple Quicktime regulations

Sivakatirswami katir at hindu.org
Tue Oct 24 06:24:05 EDT 2006


Confirmed here: I'm getting good results with MPEG4 on both platforms.
It *does* require WMP v9, so Windows upgrade laggards will be your problem.

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
>> -----
>> E: scott at tactilemedia.com
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>>
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