QTKit is a Cocoa framework for manipulating time-based media providing a set of easy to use classes and methods to handle capture, playback, editing, and export. Use these resources for integrating media into your app.
QuickTime provides a powerful C based API for manipulating time-based media, allowing low-level media export, editing, encoding and decoding. While QTKit is the preferred API for use with time-based media, a good understanding of QuickTime is essential for all developers.
QuickTime Media Creation
QuickTime delivers stunning video quality at low data rates using the standards-based H.264 codec. Learn how to export movies for all Apple devices using QTKit and QuickTime C APIs.
Learn about AV Foundation, the recommended framework for working with time-based audiovisual media on the latest
versions of iOS and OS X.
Color Test Patterns
Use QuickTime Test Pattern movie files to check the color reproduction of your QuickTime-based application or workflow.
Downloads and Tools
Download development tools for QuickTime.
Learn about licensing and distribution of QuickTime 7.