[ogg-dev] Re: [Vorbis] Importing cds in OGG & FLAC in itunes/OSX

Arek Korbik arkadini at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 18:27:26 PDT 2007

On 3/25/07, michel memeteau <michel.memeteau at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to be sure : even if we can now use XiphQT to have import/export
> quicktime function on mac OSX for vorbis and theora , we still can't tell
> itunes to import  a CD in Ogg vorbis , if I have understood ?

Unfortunately, that's correct.

> is this because itunes handle  certains things like playing streams and
> encoding Cds in a non quicktime standard way ?

iTunes seems to use QuickTime only for reading of selected foreign
file formats, and recently for displaying videos.

On 3/26/07, xiphmont at xiph.org <xiphmont at xiph.org> wrote:
> architecture is not QT.  At one point, we had a seperate 'native' Ogg
> plugin for iTunes that did everything but streaming...

'iTunes-native'? Monty, could you elaborate?


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