Shockwave. Flash. RealPlayer. QuickTime. iPIX. and other Internet plug-ins, helper applications, and browser extending tools can make using the Web a snap. With this guide to the Internet's most dynamic applications, you'll learn which plug-ins are best installed on public workstations, which best meet different staff needs, which to use on a library Web site-and perhaps most important, which are most likely to cause problems. Approximately 15 of the most essential plug-ins are discussed. Don't let your staff, your patrons, and your Internet access become mired in a cyber-swamp of useless bells and whistles. Find out how to make the best use of office applications, image-viewing tools, sound enhancers, video players, and more.QuickTime 5 is actually a suite of programs: QuickTime Player for movies and streaming video, PictureViewer for still images ... PowerPC-based Macintosh Operating Systems: Windows 95 or later; Mac OS 7.5.5 or later Installed RAM: At least 32 MB ... X. Pros and Cons Since QuickTime has traditionally been used to view movie trailer clips, libraries may consider the ... For example, multimedia can be used to teach manual tasks such as sign language or CPR; display video (television, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Librarian's and Information Professional's Guide to Plug-ins and Other Web Browser Tools|
|Author||:||Candice M. Benjes-Small, Melissa L. Just|
|Publisher||:||Neal Schuman Pub - 2002-01|