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Apple to add YouTube support to QuickTime

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 29 Apr 2009 20:25 User comments (1)

Apple to add YouTube support to QuickTime Beta testers have revealed that Apple Inc.'s QuickTime media playback and editing software is getting several video-sharing options, including the ability to upload videos directly to YouTube. The software will convert and upload any support multimedia file to Google Inc.'s popular video sharing site, as long as the user has his/her account details.
This is just the latest in a line of Apple products that have come with built-in support for YouTube at some level. Both the iPhone and iPod Touch play YouTube videos directly, and the company's Apple TV device also has built-in support. Recent releases of iMovie also have incorporated support for YouTube.

In addition to the video-sharing functions bring brought to QuickTime, it will also get support for converting and exporting your video files to work on your iPod, iPhone, or Apple TV. The files will automatically be imported to iTunes before being synced to the devices.

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129.4.2009 21:18

I wonder if this means that Quicktime will be able to play & convert FLV files to other formats within the program...

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