Garbure is a collection of dedicated distributions. Each distribution provides carefully selected tools for a specific target domain, and is completed with examples and documentation. The set of distributions forms an entity, but each distribution works also on its own. All elements are arranged in the same way for each distribution.
MediaFrame is a streaming media platform that provides a fast, easy to implement, and extremely small applet that allows over 97% of Web users to view your audio and video content without having to rely on external player applications or bulky plug-ins. It does not require special servers, software, or programming knowledge, is based on open standards, and is compatible with MPEG-1 and MPEG-4, the industry standard in video compression. It support content created in any number of applications, from Adobe AfterEffects to Media Cleaner.
Apple's QuickTime multimedia architecture has some features that can be exploited through server-side scripting and HTML embedding, but it's something of a black art. There is confusion and inconsistency in how best to embed QuickTime in Web pages, deal with QTVR, let movies talk to each other, pass XML QTLists back and forth between movies and servers, and much more. PEAR::QuickTime hopes to expose this in a clean and elegant way so that QuickTime can reach the audience it deserves. It aims to provide a simple and consistent interface to these features through a set of PEAR-compatible PHP classes and functions.