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OS X Yosemite All-in-One For Dummies by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter 6

No, It’s Not Called iQuickTime

In This Chapter

arrow Viewing movies

arrow Listening to audio

arrow Converting media to different formats

arrow Keeping track of your favorite media

arrow Tweaking QuickTime preferences

QuickTime is a set of exciting technologies that gives you access to the greatest multimedia experience around. Despite its power, don’t be surprised if you don’t even realize that you’re using it sometimes. Built with the average Joe in mind, QuickTime Player takes multimedia to new heights without forcing its users to become rocket scientists in the process.

QuickTime Can Do That?

QuickTime was created by Apple to perform all sorts of multimedia functions. Although normally associated with movie playback, QuickTime Player can do much more. Whether it’s playing movies, audio, animation, or music, QuickTime acts as the main engine that drives all your multimedia needs. (It’s even behind-the-scenes when Yosemite displays images on your screen.)

  • Media player: QuickTime Player’s main claim ...

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