The main source of documentation is found at Apple's
QuickTime Development site. You should start with Apple's
QuickTime format specification.
This library is based on sources from the Quicktime
4 Linux library.
Helmboys Quicktime information pages and
Supported Data Formats
An alternative Quicktime library, compatible with Quicktime4Linux
(We think OpenQuicktime is better ;-)
OpenSource Quicktime Components for Mac/Windows - including Ogg Vorbis and Speex.
The MP3 plugin uses code from L.A.M.E.
Ogg Vorbis Audio Compression
Dr Tim Ferguson's
Video Codec information and source code.
guide to video codecs
and audio codecs.
3ivx was at the beginning of this