In the previous chapter, you learned to use several practical applications that come with Mac OS X. In this chapter, we’ll try out some more entertainment-oriented applications—QuickTime and DVD Player.
You learned in Chapter 1, “Introducing Mac OS X,” that QuickTime is one of Mac OS X’s built-in imaging components. By using its technology, system applications can support reading or writing many different image formats.
You might also know that QuickTime is a popular media player used to enjoy media, both from within a Web browser and as an application on your desktop. In the first half of this chapter, we look at using QuickTime 6.
QuickTime supports most common digital media formats, ...