updated 08:05 am EDT, Mon May 2, 2005
QuickTime Broadcaster 1.5
Apple has released , an update to the company's live encoding software for streaming audio and video over the Internet. QuickTime Broadcaster captures and encodes audio and/or video into QuickTime-compatible formats including H.264, the industry-standard codec available via QuickTime 7 (for both Panther and Tiger; Windows version is "coming soon"). Version 1.5 also brings increased performance with the ability to deliver 640x480 video at 30fps. The latest version also includes enhanced 3G support to produce live events for delivery over high-speed mobile networks. It is available as a free download from Apple's Website and requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later; a G5-based machines is recommended for H.264 content.