“QuickTime 6 has taken off like a rocket, with over 25 million downloads in 100 days,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “Why pay for a proprietary streaming solution when Apple is offering the first widely distributed end-to-end, open-standards-based streaming solution for free?”
“Jive Records used MPEG-4 to deliver a massive number of video streams of Britney Spears’ on-line exclusive, ‘I Love Rock and Roll,’” said Jeff Dodes, vice president of New Media for Jive Records. “QuickTime 6 has allowed us to deliver incredible quality audio and video from one of our hottest artists to her fans around the world.”
“‘Yankee Hotel, Fox Trot’ has been WILCO’s most successful album to date, blowing away all industry expectations, and we couldn’t have done it without QuickTime and MPEG-4 on our site,” said Tony Margherita, manager of WILCO. “We’re even doing a live broadcast from the ‘930 Club’ in Washington, D.C. this week using MPEG-4 because it’s the best way to deliver quality content at a wide range of bandwidths.”
“Discreet cleaner 6 for Apple Macintosh supports QuickTime 6 and addresses the growing demand for tools that encode to the MPEG-4 standard—continuing Discreet’s long tradition of supporting the latest and greatest encoding standards,” said Joseph Klingler, Discreet’s senior director of Software Development.
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