QuickTime 7 for Windows public preview available

Apple has released public preview of QuickTime 7 for Windows. Windows users can now view the stunning H.264 codec movies. MacCentre701 has a QuickTime codec comparison page including H.264.

Download the public preview to get a first look at the exciting new features in QuickTime 7 for Windows.
QuickTime 7 for Windows/preview
(Screenshot taken from Don Luchini's post.)

    New features in QuickTime 7 Player for Windows
  • H.264 video playback. Watch movies created with this state-of-the-art, standards-based codec, which delivers exceptional-quality video.
    Surround sound. With QuickTime 7, your PC, and surround speakers, you can enjoy the full effect of your surround sound game or movie.
  • New and improved playback controls. Easily change settings including jog shuttle, playback speed, bass, treble, and balance.
  • Zero-configuration streaming. QuickTime automatically determines your optimal Internet connection speed and reconnects dropped connections.
  • Live resize. Playback continues smoothly as you change the size of the QuickTime Player window

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    New features in QuickTime 7 Pro for Windows
  • Create H.264 video. Create incredible-looking video for any use, from 3G for mobile devices to HD.
  • Create surround audio. Create a rich multimedia experience by adding multichannel audio to your movie.
  • Floating controls. Easily access functions like pause, play, fast-forward, and rewind while watching full-screen movies.
  • Background exporting. Export your movie in the background and continue with your next playback or editing task.
  • Improved movie authoring. The all-new Movie Properties facilitates simple and efficient movie authoring.
  • Automate with VB Script. Automate your QuickTime workflow with native VB Script support in QuickTime 7. Developers can also use VB Script to access the new QuickTime Active X control for creating custom multimedia applications.

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Minimum system requirements:
233 MHz, 128 MB of RAM, Windows 2000 or XP

Recommended system configuration:
For viewing 640x480 standard definition (SD) H.264 video:
1.8 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster, 256 MB of RAM, 64 MB or greater video card, Windows 2000 or XP


Posted by Antony at June 8, 2005 12:18 AM

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