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Microsoft To Distribute Windows Media Components for QuickTime by Flip4Mac

Telestream announced that an agreement was in place to allow Microsoft to distribute Windows Media Components for QuickTime. The media components utilize the Telestream Flip4Mac technology.

Dan Castles, Telestream CEO, said, "Microsoft's decision to offer Flip4Mac technology as a Windows Media playback option is a tribute to the benefits of our QuickTime-based solution for Mac users. It underscores Microsoft's confidence in Telestream and our Flip4Mac brand."

The Windows Media components will allow Macintosh computer users to view Windows Media video content from within their existing QuickTime applications. It will also allow full playback of high-definition Windows Media on a Mac.

The components are available for a free download from Microsoft's Web site.