Telestream, a provider of Flip4Mac digital media tools for the Macintosh, announced that it has teamed up with the Apple Consultants Network (ACN) to provide enhanced access to Flip4Mac products to ACN members. The Flip4Mac family comprises QuickTime components that provide cross-platform solutions to enable all-Macintosh workflows for Mac OS X users. The Apple Consultants Network is comprised of independent technical experts who specialize in the setup, maintenance, and use of Apple and related third-party products and solutions.
Telestream's benefits for ACN members include free Flip4Mac WMV software, a trial version of Flip4Mac MXF software, access to the Flip4Mac Sales Affiliate Program, advance notice of new products and updates, and special offers. Flip4Mac WMV Components enable Mac users to import, export, and play Windows Media from within QuickTime-based media applications. The Flip4Mac MXF Import Component enables fully-digital media file transfer from Sony XDCAM systems to Final Cut Pro systems for DV and native IMX MPEG editing. The Flip4Mac Sales Affiliate Program enables ACN members to offer Flip4Mac solutions directly to their customers. The Apple Consultants Network is made up of nearly 1,000 members throughout the U.S. and Canada, with a majority certified by Apple in Mac OS X. ACN member services include office, network and workgroup setup, cross-platform network integration, wireless and digital video support, as well as training. Flip4Mac member benefits are now available at no cost to all ACN members. ACN members can also look for the Flip4Mac link on their private member Web site.