Media and your web site ?
In this competitive edge if you give a static website to your visitor then it might not appeal them. As visual appeal has become a deciding factor to allure visitors, more and more designers are now implementing latest technologies in designing. Gone are the days when a website used to have few images and text. It's now time to make your site live, as if it is similar to any living being. Following are the few multimedia and new media options which can make your site look more vibrant and active.
Quick Time Movies
QT movies are the standard movies played within the QT player. It's software which you can use in your website with ease. QT allows your visitor free movie viewing. You can have your ads and other promotional clippings in your website through QT. There is another form of QT that is QTVR or Quick Time Virtual Reality. You can have numerous features in QTVR. It is also called an object movie. Your visitors can turn the images to as much as 360 degree with mouse through QTVR. It provides your visitor more fun and excitement.
RealPlayer is the widely used player. It can be used for both audio and video over the web. You can find this in mobile devices, computers and other music players. It uses a buffer which can play the music before it is being fully downloaded. Though RealPlayer has a good sound quality but the videos are not that satisfactory. RealPlayer is omnipresent now; you can find it in every mobile phone, and PCs.
Macromedia, the company who creates numerous products for graphic designers had introduces Flash. It has become a word synonymous to glowing graphics and heavy file size. Through Flash you can create most interactive graphics for your visitors. You can even built an entire site using Flash. Websites with brighter graphics use Flash technology. If you plan to make a more interactive and glossy site then you can opt for Flash.
Acrobat can convert your word documents into PDF file (Portable Document Format) which your visitors can use to print and view your content. PDF files are easy to download and anybody with free Acrobat reader can easily view your document.