Beyond a shadow of a doubt, Macromedia Flash would provide the widest coverage. Macromedia's Flash MX 2004 Professional provides the most extensive toolkit, but is rather pricey. Of course, if you're a quick study, you could download and use the trial version (30 days). If you're charging your client enough, you could then buy the licensed version... Norman -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Mike Sent: Friday, March 12, 2004 3:52 AM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] video format choices At 18:12 10.03.2004 -0800, you wrote: >I have a customer who wants to offer a video clip online (from a news >segment, delivered by default in MPEG1 format). > >Other formats are available from the provider, at extra cost. > >What would provide the widest (cross-platform, commonly deployed) >coverage -- MPEG1 + [ Windows Media | Real | Quicktime | ? ] Flash - ? Mike _____ mike s. krischker http://webdesign-schweiz.ch/ flashpro mailing list http://flash-list.com/ royalty free flash sounds http://flash-sounds.com/ -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !