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    Not all AVI movie files can be played using QuickTime 6.x for Mac OS X. The reason for this, is the lack of specific audio and/or video codecs for Mac OS X that are needed to play these files. There are alternatives, however, that allow users to enjoy AVI movies. Mikio will discuss and demonstrate a few simple solutions to playback AVI movie files on Mac OS X.

    Peter Kirn, composer/media artist, Hunter College faculty, and writer (Macworld, Keyboard magazines, upcoming book Real World Digital Audio) will talk about the possibilities for creating Mac music and sound. An overview of new developments in easy music/soundtrack creation friendly even for non-musicians, powerful new synthesis techniques that merge science and art, and interactive possibilities that allow interactions across disciplines will be followed by open conversation and Q&A. Come with "everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask" and we'll talk about the emerging worlds of digital audio. Peter presented remotely from New York to University of Utah.

    Information about sampling rate, bit resolution, audio frequency spectrum, and compression types/algorithms.

    This presentation will go over how to create an "enhanced podcast" with images and chapters. There will be a brief overview of the workflow using Keynote, Garage Band, iTunes, Chapter ToolMe and Feeder which will cover recording, editing, making chapters, and creating RSS feeds.

    Two articles to help you play foreign DVDs on your computer.

    A workaround to an issue with Final Cut Pro HD and iMove that prevents iMovie from exporting to camera.

    This documentation is not a tutorial but a brief description of iPhoto. For an excellent tutorial, see Apple's main webpage and view the movies they have created to show how to use certain features. There are links to this webpage and more webpages with documentation at the bottom of this page.

    Introducing iTunes - digital music the Macintosh way. "iTunes features a clean, powerful interface for importing music CDs to MP3 files, creating playlists, burning music CDs, moving music to your portable MP3 player, and listening to hundreds of radio stations on the Internet. iTunes does all this and more."

    The world's best jukebox just got better. "Presenting iTunes 2. It's the powerful new rendition of one of Apple's greatest hits. iTunes has always made it easier to enjoy your music your way. Its clean powerful interface for importing music CDs to MP3 files, creating playlists and burning music CDs made exciting new things possible with your music collection. iTunes 2 takes all of that to the next level." Available November 2001 as a FREE DOWNLOAD.

    iTunes U is a free service for higher education from Apple that provides a means for managing, delivering, and accessing university-related content to all interested people. Just like iPod, the popularity of iTunes U has exploded. Already, more than half of the nation’s top 500 schools use it to distribute their digital content to students, staff & faculty or to the world.

    A collection of presentations related to media streaming including Andromeda Streaming Server, Enterprise Streaming Services, High Availability Media Streaming (TACC), QuickTime Streaming (Fine Arts), and Remote Controlling Analog Streaming.

    Podcast Producer is a complete, end-to-end solution from Apple Inc. for encoding, publishing, and distributing high-quality podcasts — ideal for employee training, university lectures, presentations, and more.

    ProfCast is a versatile, powerful, yet very simple to use tool for recording lectures and creating enhanced podcasts. ProfCast provides a low cost solution for recording and distributing lectures, special events, and presentations as podcasts. ProfCast offers an integrated workflow that makes creating, recording, and publishing podcasts easy. It's as simple as Launch, Load, and Lecture!

    An overview of Quicktime VR, Apple's photorealistic virtual reality technology and two OS X QuickTime VR software packages - Stitcher 3.1 and VR Worx 2.1.

    John Chapman will discuss his project for the Dance Departement using VideoScript to control camera pan/tilt to focus on a particular dancer/area using infrared light. He will give an overview of project and solutions he has found.

    Sorenson Media showcased Sorenson Squeeze 4.5 and newly released Sorenson Squish and SquishNet. Don’t miss this opportunity to get the answers to all your compression needs. Presenters will include Squeeze Senior Product Manager Randon Morford and Product Marketing Manager Coby Rich.

    TeamViewer is a simple and fast solution for remote control, desktop sharing and file transfer that works behind any firewall and NAT proxy.

    The studioZEE ZephIR is an infrared signal emitter/receiver that permits a user to turn his Mac into a universal custom remote control allowing him to operate a wide variety of audio and video components such as TVs, VCRs, DVD players, CD players, and satellite TV systems. When used with high end multi-disc CD players, the ZephIR can create and manage extensive CD playlists and when used with satellite TV systems, the ZephIR uses channel guides that will switch to the exact station without having to use the standard "Menu", "Channel-Up", or Channel-Down" functions. The ZephIR hardware responds to AppleScript from other sources, is networkable, and because it is compatible with inexpensive IR relaying systems, it is an ideal tool for home automation.