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Archive for October 21st, 2010

Oct/10

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DVFilm Releases DVFilm EPIC

DVFilm Releases DVFilm EPIC http://tinyurl.com/29qa5u7

Comes from a very good pedigree and is a very clever solution.

Oct/10

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iLife 11 still 32 bit

iLife 11 still 32 bit. http://tinyurl.com/27dckw3

Seems like all Apple’s Apps – pro and not – that have QT dependencies are 32 bit. Just because most of QuickTime (other than fairly simple playback) is still based on 32 bit C APIs and Apple haven’t worked on QTkit (the 64 bit Cocoa version of QuickTime) since the release of Tiger OS X 10.4 some three years ago.

So it’s not just Apple’s Pro Apps that are having trouble moving to 64 bit Cocoa – it’s any of their apps that have a heavy dependency on QuickTime.

I haven’t bene able to confirm, from the tiny amount of information that was given at the show yesterday, whether or not AVFoundation has come to OS X but the introduction about bringing technology back from iOS to OS X desktop certainly augers well.

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