Download QuickTime Toolkit Volume Two: Advanced Movie Playback and by Tim Monroe PDF

By Tim Monroe

"Buried inside of QuickTime are a bunch of strong instruments for growing, supplying, and taking part in electronic media. The reputable QuickTime documentation explains 'what' every one API functionality does. yet understanding what every one functionality does is not sufficient to permit a developer to take complete benefit of QuickTime. QuickTime Toolkit fills within the gap—providing lots of sensible examples of 'how' to take advantage of QuickTime to accomplish all types of helpful projects. extra importantly, [this ebook] is going past 'how' and into 'why' —providing readers with a deeper realizing of QuickTime and the way to profit from utilizing it of their personal products." —Peter Hoddie, cofounder of Kinoma and previous QuickTime architect

QuickTime Toolkit, quantity Two keeps the step by step research of programming QuickTime, the based and robust media engine utilized by lots of Apple's industry-leading services (such because the iTunes song shop, iMovie, and ultimate minimize seasoned) and likewise utilized by a great number of third-party purposes. This moment number of articles from the author's very popular column in MacTech Magazine builds upon the dialogue of playback recommendations and media varieties offered within the first quantity to hide complex sorts of QuickTime media information, together with video results, Flash tracks, and skins. It indicates the right way to seize audio and video facts, broadcast that info to distant desktops, play video clips complete monitor, and cargo videos asynchronously. QuickTime Toolkit quantity Two additionally indicates the right way to combine Carbon occasions into your Macintosh program and the way to paintings with Macintosh assets on your home windows application.

Part of the professional QuickTime Developer Series, publishing the best books on QuickTime in cooperation with Apple.

*Includes a CD-ROM with a number of code examples in C that can assist you start along with your personal applications
*Written through one in every of Apple's premiere media engineers expert in revealing QuickTime's subtle expertise to programmers
*Offers many undocumented insider tips for making purposes that paintings good in either Mac OS and home windows

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14 shows our definition of QTEf fects_Ef fectsDi al ogCal 1 back. 14 Handling events for the effects parameters dialog box. = OL) { QTStandardParameterDi alogDoActi on(gEffectsDi alog, pdActi onModelessCal1 back, &myRecord); / / see i f the event is meant for the effects parameters dialog box QTEffects_HandleEffectsDi alogEvents(theEvent, theltemHi t ) ; As you can see, we pass the event to QTEffects_Handl eEff ectsDi al ogEvents. ) We also call QTStandardParameterDi alogDoActi on, this time with the action pdActi onModel essCal 1 back.

Currently, three kinds of atoms are included in one of these files: 1. An atom of type 'qtfx' (required). The atom data is an atom container that holds information about the effect type and parameters. In other words, the atom data is an effect description. Effects Parameter Files 33 2. An atom of type 'pnot' (optional). The atom data is organized as a preview resource record (of type PreviewResourceRecord). This atom specifies the type and index of some other atom, which contains the actual poster data.

Q Effects Parameters So far, our effect descriptions contain only a single kParameterWhatName atom and zero or more kEffectSourceName atoms. All of the built-in QuickTime video effects also support effects parameters, which specify additional information about the effect. For instance, the fire effect supports four parameters, which indicate the desired spread rate, sputter rate, water rate, and restart rate for the fire. The sputter rate (or decay rate) specifies how quickly the flames die down as they move upward.

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