QuickTime 5 Downloads Top 1.5 Million in Less Than One Week

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Apple Computer Inc.

    CUPERTINO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple(R) (Nasdaq:   AAPL) today
 announced that QuickTime(TM) 5, Apple's industry-leading software for
 creating, playing and streaming high-quality audio and video over the
 Internet, has been downloaded more than 1.5 million times during its first
 week of availability. QuickTime 5 is available as a free download to Mac(R)
 and Windows users at www.apple.com/quicktime.
     "QuickTime 5's quality, speed and UI enhancements are already a hit with
 Mac and Windows users," said Philip Schiller, Apple's vice president of
 Worldwide Product Marketing. "QuickTime 5 builds on the success of
 QuickTime 4, of which 150 million copies have been distributed worldwide."
     QuickTime 5 includes an enhanced user-interface with new audio controls,
 "Hot Picks" guide and QuickTime TV(TM) (QTV) channels display; a new DV codec
 for enhanced speed and quality; the ability for content creators to design
 custom interfaces for the delivery of their QuickTime content; and a component
 downloader to add Apple's own enhancements as well as third-party plug-ins on
 the fly. QuickTime 5 also offers full support for MPEG-1, Flash 4 and
 QuickTime's new Cubic VR technology.
 
     Availability
     QuickTime 5 is available for free download at www.apple.com/quicktime.
 Localized versions of QuickTime 5 will be available in May 2001.
     Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the
 Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh.
 Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to
 students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world
 through its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.
 
     NOTE:  Apple, the Apple logo, Macintosh, Mac, QuickTime and QuickTime TV
 are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple. Other company and
 product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
 
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SOURCE Apple Computer Inc.
    CUPERTINO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple(R) (Nasdaq:   AAPL) today
 announced that QuickTime(TM) 5, Apple's industry-leading software for
 creating, playing and streaming high-quality audio and video over the
 Internet, has been downloaded more than 1.5 million times during its first
 week of availability. QuickTime 5 is available as a free download to Mac(R)
 and Windows users at www.apple.com/quicktime.
     "QuickTime 5's quality, speed and UI enhancements are already a hit with
 Mac and Windows users," said Philip Schiller, Apple's vice president of
 Worldwide Product Marketing. "QuickTime 5 builds on the success of
 QuickTime 4, of which 150 million copies have been distributed worldwide."
     QuickTime 5 includes an enhanced user-interface with new audio controls,
 "Hot Picks" guide and QuickTime TV(TM) (QTV) channels display; a new DV codec
 for enhanced speed and quality; the ability for content creators to design
 custom interfaces for the delivery of their QuickTime content; and a component
 downloader to add Apple's own enhancements as well as third-party plug-ins on
 the fly. QuickTime 5 also offers full support for MPEG-1, Flash 4 and
 QuickTime's new Cubic VR technology.
 
     Availability
     QuickTime 5 is available for free download at www.apple.com/quicktime.
 Localized versions of QuickTime 5 will be available in May 2001.
     Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the
 Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh.
 Apple is committed to bringing the best personal computing experience to
 students, educators, creative professionals and consumers around the world
 through its innovative hardware, software and Internet offerings.
 
     NOTE:  Apple, the Apple logo, Macintosh, Mac, QuickTime and QuickTime TV
 are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple. Other company and
 product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
 
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