CUPERTINO, California—February 7, 2002—Apple® as of late introduced that the effects for calendar 12 months 2001 are in—QuickTime® Participant added 80 million new customers, exceeding RealNetworks’ addition of 75 million new RealOne and RealPlayer customers mixed. The supply of this knowledge is from not too long ago launched data from RealNetworks and Apple. The latest model of QuickTime, QuickTime five, used to be launched in April 2001 and is on the right track to succeed in 100 million downloads via April 2002.
The expansion of QuickTime, Apple’s industry-leading instrument for developing, taking part in and streaming audio and video, is being pushed via QuickTime’s top quality consumer revel in, and the huge base of QuickTime-based authoring equipment that allow the introduction of reports, leisure and digital fact (VR) content material. Moreover, streaming media is more and more being utilized by firms to ship coaching, interior company communications and are living streaming occasions, similar to Apple’s record-setting webcast of the hot Macworld San Francisco keynote introducing the brand new iMac®.
“The knowledge is inconspicuous and transparent—in 2001 Apple added extra QuickTime customers than Actual added RealOne and RealPlayer customers,” stated Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice chairman of International Product Advertising. “This doesn’t even keep in mind the tens of hundreds of thousands of QuickTime gamers which can be being disbursed with virtual cameras, instrument titles and enhanced tune CDs.”
QuickTime ships with greater than 150 virtual digital camera fashions, demonstrating client electronics corporations’ use of QuickTime to supply customers with the very best quality media playback revel in. A couple of dozen new instrument titles incorporating QuickTime send on a daily basis, as content material creators international make a selection QuickTime to ship the fullest media revel in.
QuickTime five is to be had as a loose obtain for Mac® and Home windows customers at www.apple.com/quicktime. QuickTime Professional is Apple’s professional-level improve to QuickTime Participant and gives tough content material authoring and media encoding functions. QuickTime Professional is to be had for $29.99(US) at www.apple.com/quicktime/purchase. Because it used to be introduced, greater than 1 million copies of QuickTime Professional were bought.