QuickTime Streaming Server

The QuickTime Streaming Server is a technology developed by Apple server software that can provide and stream in real-time MPEG-4, 3GP and QuickTime-compatible live streams over the Internet.

Programs or devices, such as QuickTime Player, VLC media player, the PlayStation Portable or modern mobile phones can play these audio or video streams live.

During the QuickTime Streaming Server is available only for Mac OS X ( Server) available, Apple released the source code free of charge under the name of Darwin Streaming Server, which is identical to the QuickTime Streaming Server. Other differences are the better administrator and media management functions in the QuickTime Streaming Server.