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Adding links in quicktime

By Andreas Haugstrup | "Andreas Haugstrup" <videoblog@...> | andreashaugstrup
November 9, 2004 | Post #1708 | Topic #1708

Hey, While I was copying Adrian's way of adding links to quicktime movies I got annoyed that it was so hard to make these text tracks. It needs to be easy or people will never use the technology. So I just finished a preliminary version of Quicktime Thingie: <URL: http://www.solitude.dk/archives/QT-thingie/&gt; It's a tool that creates these text tracks with links automatically. You just fill in your URLs, link texts and click a button, and you're ready to import the track into your movie. There are additional information and more detailed instructions at: <URL: http://www.solitude.dk/archives/20041109-2223/&gt; I'm assuming people have access to Quicktime Pro because I have no idea how these text tracks work in other programs (iMovie for example). Currently part of it does not work in Internet Explorer for Windows (at least version 5.5, possibly 6.0 also). I don't know what the problem is - it works fine in both Opera and Firefox. If anyone wants to look at my javascript I'd be grateful. The tool is released under a liberal Creative Commons license so if anyone wants to works on it knock yourself out. It's a simple PHP script with a little more complex javascript - mail me if you'd like the code. I'll continue to work on it, if nothing else because I'll use it myself. When it reaches a more polished state I will most likely move it to videoblogging.info somewhere. - Andreas -- <URL:http://www.solitude.dk/&gt; Commentary on media, communication, culture and technology.