QuickTime allows you to have moving images and sounds on your Web pages. QuickTime movies can also be made and viewed on Windows computers. Sounds and movies are saved as QuickTime.MOV files. Some software packages will save to this format directly. In some cases, your movie will have to be flattened in another program. Once your movie has been made Web-ready, you can add the .MOV file to your page with an HREF tag.
If you want your sound and movie files to play automatialy when
downloaded using the EMBED tag, you will need Netscape 3.0 and the
For the Macintosh you will need System 7 or later, QuickTime 2.1, and Sound Manager 3.2.
For a Windows computer you will need Windows 95, NT, or 3.1. and QuickTime 2.1.1 for Windows.
Remember, these files can take a long time to load, and if your
audience is using a modem they take even longer, maybe even freezing
their computer. Also keep in mind that not all your viewers are
Netscape 3.0 users. At this point in time, there is no UNIX QuickTime
plug-in and users of older versions of Netscape and other browsers
will not see or hear your EMBEDed .MOV files.
Be sure to use your best net ettiquette and include an HREF link for non-Netscape 3.0 users.
For all the information you need to get started with QuickTime, please see the Apple QuickTime Server. You will find the QuickTime Web Masters and FAQ page. Plus, all the software for making QuickTime movies and the code for placing them in your Web documents. You will also find information about making QuickTime VR.