“Apple Computer Inc. is reportedly preparing to extend the reach of its QuickTime multimedia software to mobile devices. According to sources, the company this month is expected to wrap up development on QuickTime 6.3, code-named ‘Sidecar,'” report Nick Ciarelli and Matthew Rothenberg for eWeek.com.
“In a 3GPP fact sheet Apple released in December, the company said QuickTime’s 3GPP support would include export capabilities to the .3gp file format, as well as an interface for video, audio and text settings. According to the fact sheet, supported formats for 3GPP would include the MPEG-4 and H.263 video codecs; Adaptive Multi-Rate (AMR) audio; and 3G Text,” Ciarelli and Rothenberg report.
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