“Apple Computer is beaming about the progress that QuickTime has been making compared to alternatives like Microsoft Windows Media Player and RealNetworks Real Player,” Michael Singer reports for InternetNews.com.
“A recent report on media player market share sales for client and enterprise applications by research firm Frost & Sullivan showed Apple moving into second position with 36.8 percent of the market, after running a distant third a few years ago. That puts Apple above Real, which controls 24.9 percent and not too far off from Microsoft and its share of 38.2 percent,” Singer reports. “Apple also issued a statement Thursday saying more than 250 million copies of QuickTime version 6 have been downloaded since its 2002 release.”
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