• The new Quicktime logo is pretty… new

    I’ve been running Snow Leopard and just got yesterday’s update. I’m pleased to report that the Quicktime logo now looks like Robocop’s gonad. Look at this thing: it’s brushed steel, glowing blueness, and a big, bold Q all in one delicious package of “wow.” Read More

  • Is QuickTime X The Missing Link For Flash On The iPhone?

    Now this is interesting. Apparently, the new version of Apple’s video playing software, QuickTime X, will support the playback of .flv files in Snow Leopard. Yes, Adobe Flash files. [Update Below: Nope.] The blog, Cateto blog dug up this seemingly small detail that was overlooked during all the other Snow Leopard WWDC announcements. But it’s anything but a small detail. Because… Read More

  • WWDC 2009: Apple's Quicktime has a new logo!

    Apple’s Quicktime has a new logo, and it’s very silvery! Read More

  • Oh, a rumor: Apple to add dedicated Quicktime encoder/decoder ship to next Macs

    Sweet, juicy gossip from Silicon Alley Insider this morning. A “tipster” told the site that Apple is working on a dedicated hardware Quicktime encoder/decoder for future Macs. (Is that Apple’s big secret? Probably not, we guess.) Such a dedicated chip would take some of the load off the CPU. All that would mean to the average user is faster, smoother playback, especially of… Read More

  • New iMacs Include 1.3-Megapixel iSight

    Sure, the new iMacs have a sweet new keyboard and an updated look. Yeah, there’s a few improvements in price, parts, speed, etc. Did you know that Apple quietly upgraded the iSight as well? New iMacs and Macbook Pros have a 1.3-megapixel iSight camera inside, which can capture video in 1280×1024 resolution. Why aren’t apps like iChat and Photo Booth taking advantage? Too much… Read More

  • Roxio Crunch Exports Video Better Than Us

    Roxio’s new product called “Crunch” is designed to convert and export video to Apple TV, iPod, and iPhone resolutions and filetypes. Support includes native QuickTime file formats such as DV, AVI, and MOV, in addition to non-QuickTime file formats like DivX, MPEG-2 and DVD-Video. Essentially, you’ll be set between Crunch and Quicktime Pro. Just don’t forget who… Read More

  • Quicktime Update Adds Apple TV Support

    With the Apple TV finally starting to ship, future owners will gladly welcome the latest update to Quicktime. Buried inside all of Quicktime’s rich features is an an export option called “Export to Apple TV.” What does it do? It exports videos for your Apple TV in high-def so you can actually put that 42-inch Plasma to use. The feature will export videos to a 720×404… Read More