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Crossing Platforms A Macintosh/Windows Phrasebook by David Pogue, Adam Engst

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Chapter 17. Q

QuarkXPress

In Windows: QuarkXPress

If you use QuarkXPress on the Macintosh, your skills will translate to the Windows version. Transferring Quark files themselves between a Macintosh and a PC may not always go smoothly, thanks to both technological differences and font implementation differences. For more information, check out Quark’s web site at http://www.quark.com/ and especially the tech notes at http://www.quark.com/tech/technotes.html.

Quicken

In Windows: Quicken

Quicken on the Macintosh isn’t identical to the Windows version, but the basic idea is the same. If anything, you’ll probably be pleased to find that some features, particularly those related to the Internet, exist only in the Windows version. For more information about the Windows version of Quicken, visit http://www.intuit.com/.

The Quicken Support web pages also offer information on converting Macintosh Quicken files for use with the Windows version of Quicken—it’s not a trivial process, so check the current recommendations.

QuickTime

In Windows: QuickTime

Most people probably think of QuickTime as a way of playing movies on the Macintosh, but the various QuickTime players and plug-ins can also display pictures and play sounds. QuickTime 4 even offers real-time streaming of audio and video over the Internet—great for people who like to listen to the radio via the Internet or watch live “webcasts” of important events. QuickTime can also be a useful file-format conversion utility for use by other applications, ...

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