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Each Sample Code project is buildable and executable source example of how to accomplish a task for a specific Apple technology. They show the correct sequence of calls and parameter data types to provide a generalized method for API use that developers can modify for their specific needs.

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CFPrefTopScores (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
How to access globally shared (writable) user preferences without requiring authentication.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Games, Porting 2006-10-09
MyCustomColorPicker (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to write a custom color picker using Cocoa.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, User Experience 2006-10-09
RecentItems (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Implements "Recent items" menu(s)
Carbon, Core Foundation 2006-10-09
SampleCMPlugIn (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
A contextual menu plugIn for Mac OS X.
AppleScript, Carbon, User Experience 2006-10-09
CarbonBonjour (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates using CFNetServices (Bonjour) in a Carbon application.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Networking 2006-10-03
CxxNewDelete (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
How to override the C++ 'new' and 'delete' operators.
Tools 2006-10-03
BoingX (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows off using Quartz Extreme to provide borderless OpenGL content on the desktop.
Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2006-10-02
CarbonQuartzComposer_TV (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to integrate Cocoa based QuartzComposer window into a Carbon based application
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Porting 2006-10-02
ImageBackground (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to draw an image in the background of an NSOutlineView and NSTableView.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, User Experience 2006-10-02
PBORenderToVertexArray (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This sample demonstrates render-to-vertex-array using FBO, PBO, and VBO.
Graphics & Imaging 2006-10-02
VendorSpecificType00 (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to access vendor-specific storage device functionality using a simple interface from user space code.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2006-10-02
CITransitionSelectorSample2 (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Showing all available Core Image transitions in a scrollable NSOpenGLView
Graphics & Imaging 2006-09-18
FBOBunnies (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to use framebuffer objects (FBO)
Graphics & Imaging, Performance 2006-09-18
StickiesExample (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Contains sample code and tools used by Sync Services Tutorial to demonstrate debugging syncing applications.
Apple Applications, Carbon, Cocoa, Internet & Web, User Experience 2006-09-18
Quartz2DBasics (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Carbon and Cocoa sample code demonstrating some basic usage of the Quartz 2D API
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2006-09-11
InstallerPluginSample (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Provides instructions for extending software installation using custom plugins
Games, Tools, User Experience 2006-08-30
SCAudioCompress (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates audio compression using QuickTime Standard Audio Compression Component
QuickTime 2006-08-22
SayIt (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Web Kit plug-in which speaks text passed via JavaScript
Accessibility, Apple Applications, Cocoa, Internet & Web, User Experience 2006-08-04
BlockAnimation (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
A bit of java code which INCORRECTLY handles animation
Java, Tools 2006-08-01
Dicey (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Dicey is a dice game project that demonstrates various techniques for making a Cocoa application accessible.
Accessibility, Cocoa 2006-08-01
Resizer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
A widget that demonstrates how to use the Apple Animation and Animator classes.
Apple Applications 2006-08-01
Birthdays (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Dashboard widget with a plug-in that queries AddressBook.framework for contacts with upcoming birthdays
Apple Applications, Tools 2006-07-28
HelloStudio (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This is a Hello, world application built using AppleScript Studio.
AppleScript 2006-07-28
Processes (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This process management application uses most of AppleScript Studio's significant features.
AppleScript 2006-07-28
TextEditPlus (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This application is a version of TextEdit enhanced with additional document properties using AppleScript Studio.
AppleScript 2006-07-28
Carbon Porting Tutorial (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Porting a simple application from Mac OS 9 to Mac OS X
Carbon, Porting, User Experience 2006-07-25
CarbonCocoaCoreImageTab (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Carbon-based application creates a Cocoa-based web window which used CoreImage filters to transition between tabbed WebViews
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Porting 2006-07-25
RecordAudioToFile (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates recording audio to an AAC file using Core Audio
Audio, Carbon, Games, Performance 2006-07-25
AttachAScript (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Illustrates how you can extend any Cocoa application by adding some AppleScripts to it.
AppleScript, Cocoa 2006-07-24
ComplexPlayThru (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Use the HAL's Audio Output Unit (AUHAL) for device input and output with different devices (play-thru)
Audio, Performance 2006-07-20
qtdataexchange.win (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Import files, export a movie into any format supported by QuickTime's movie exporters.
QuickTime 2006-07-20
PMPrinterPrintWithFile (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
How to send files, for example PostScript and PDF, directly to the printer. Replaces the pict-ps path.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2006-07-18
GLSLShowpiece (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
GLSLShowpiece demonstrates several Vertex and Fragment shaders
Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2006-07-17
JSheets (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Uses AWT Native Interface (JAWT) to Display Cocoa sheet dialogs in Java
Java 2006-07-11
MovieVideoChart (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates direct access to video samples in movie files, using B-frame-aware APIs in QuickTime 7.
QuickTime 2006-07-11
OSXAdapter (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Hooks into the Mac OS X Application Menu with the apple.eawt classes via reflection.
Java 2006-07-07
QTPixelBufferVCToCGImage (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates using QTPixelBufferContextCreate with NewMovieFromProperties to output pixel buffers from a movie and draw them.
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2006-07-07
AddTextMovie (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Adds a text track to an existing movie selected by the user.
Java, QuickTime 2006-06-28
ImageFile (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to use GraphicsImporter to import and display a wide range of image file formats.
Java, QuickTime 2006-06-28
QTSimpleApplet (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to display any QuickTime content within a java.awt.Applet.
Java, QuickTime 2006-06-28
QTStreamingApplet (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to display QuickTime streaming content within a java.awt.Applet.
Java, QuickTime 2006-06-28
TimeCode (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to add and remove TimeCode tracks to a movie.
Java, QuickTime 2006-06-28
Test64BitMultiprec (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Implements (PPC) A*Y+B where A & B are arrays of 64-bit words and Y is a 64-bit integer
Performance, Tools 2006-06-09
CreatePictFile (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Creates a QTComponent from a PICT, JPEG or GIF file using a GraphicsImporter.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
CustomMedia (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to subclass quicktime.std.movies.media.Media to support custom media types.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
DukeMovie (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates playback of any QuickTime content within a java.awt display space using a QTComponent.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
ImportExport (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates both importing and referencing a media file and performing a movie export with customisable settings.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
KeyboardController (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to customise user controlled playback of a movie using the keyboard.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
MovieCallbacks (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to display a QuickTime movie within a window and add Call-backs.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
MovieTextFinder (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to search for text within the text track of a QuickTime movie.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
Music (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to use QuickTime's music components.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
PlayMovie (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates QuickTime content playback within a java.awt.Frame using the QTFactory to create a QTComponent.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
PlaySound (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to play a sound or midi file using AWT rather than a QTComponent.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
PlayTune (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows how to use the TunePlayer to play a Tune using the QuickTime Music Architecture.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
TimeCallbackDemo (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to add and remove TimeCode tracks to a movie.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-11
ImageProducing (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to display any QuickTime drawing object using Java's ImageProducing model.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-05
LiveVideoMixer2 (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
An updated LiveVideoMixer with DV out over FireWire
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2006-05-05
SoundMemRecord (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This code shows using the SoundManager SPB calls for simple audio recording to memory.
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-05
SoundRecord (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Shows using the SequenceGrabber for simple audio recording
Java, QuickTime 2006-05-05
AudioDeviceNotify (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to enumerate audio devices attached to the system and how to handle device notifications
Audio, Carbon, Cocoa 2006-04-21
Bouncy (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demostrates using Shark For Java to profile Java Applications
Java 2006-04-17
Fractal Performance (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Three fractal applications that show various bottlenecks and how they can be fixed.
Graphics & Imaging, Java, Performance, Tools 2006-04-17
BlockedEventQueue (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Counter-example: shows hang when Java ActionListener blocks AWTEventQueue
Java 2006-04-13
CWCocoaComponent (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Native color picker Integration for AWT/Swing applications using NSColorWell and NSColorPanel
Java 2006-04-12
HelpHook (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Simple Help Viewer integration for J2SE applications, using a native Cocoa library.
Java, User Experience 2006-04-12
JavaSplashScreen (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Quickly display a splash screen while instantiating the 1.4.x/1.5 JVM from a Cocoa application.
Java, Performance 2006-04-12
MyFirstJNIProject (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
A Java application that calls the Address Book framework through the JNI
Java, Tools, User Experience 2006-04-12
QCCocoaComponent (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Displays Quartz Composer compositions inside a Swing JFrame
Java 2006-04-12
simpleJavaLauncher (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
How to launch 1.4.x and future JVM's from a Core Foundation tool.
Java, Porting, Tools 2006-04-12
SkyCreator (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates using the QuartzDebug utility with Java Applications by creating a random image of a starry sky.
Java 2006-04-12
ZombieInfection (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates a performance issue when accessing and writing to individual pixels in an image. Includes a solution.
Java 2006-04-12
CFFTPSample is a simple example showing how to use CFFTPStream to download and upload files.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Networking 2006-03-31
ExtractMovieAudioToAIFF (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to extract audio from QuickTime Movies and write the data to an AIFF file.
Audio, Cocoa, QuickTime 2006-03-31
WcharDataFormatter (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
An example of how to write a custom data formatter.
Tools 2006-03-31
DragItemAround (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Illustrates creating a custom subclass of NSView.
Cocoa 2006-03-16
SpecialPictureProtocol (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Use a custom NSURLProtocol to create jpeg images in memory for display in a webView.
Cocoa, Internet & Web 2006-03-13
HISimpleList (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Illustrates how to create a simple list using the HIView APIs introduced in Mac OS X 10.2.
Carbon 2006-03-03
QTSetMovieAudioDevice (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Create a QT audio context for an audio output device and target a movie to render to the context
QuickTime 2006-03-03
iTunesController (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
iTunesController allows you to control iTunes without having to bring it to the foreground.
Apple Applications, AppleScript, Carbon, User Experience 2006-02-23
QTCarbonCoreImage101 (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to render QuickTime Movies using Core Image filters and the new video pipeline.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2006-02-14
CheckExecutableArchitecture (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Determine whether a particular Mach-O executable contains a version suitable for executing on a given processor architecture.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin 2006-02-07
Demonstrates how to find CD-ROM media and read sectors from that media on Mac OS X.
Hardware & Drivers 2006-01-31
SillyFrequencyLevels (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to obtain audio frequency levels from a Movie using SetMovieAudioFrequencyMeteringNumBands and GetMovieAudioFrequencyLevels APIs.
Audio, Carbon, Cocoa, QuickTime 2006-01-25
CFNetworkHTTPDownload (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to download a URL using CFNetworking.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Networking 2006-01-18
QTMetaData (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates the QuickTime 7 MetaData APIs in a Carbon application.
Carbon, QuickTime 2006-01-12
filesystem_examples (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Collection of command line tools illustrating filesystem features.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin 2006-01-10
QTKitPlayer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
QTKit example code to open, edit, play, import and export QuickTime movies
Cocoa, QuickTime 2006-01-10
CFMBonjourSample (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
CFMBonjourSample shows how to use the service discovery routines of CFNetServices from a CFM application.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Networking 2006-01-03
QTKitMovieShuffler (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates a simple QTKit movie player application.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2006-01-03
SampleFilterScheme (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates a simple filter scheme which passes all operations through to its provider unchanged.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Storage 2006-01-03
SimpleAudioExtraction (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates the QuickTime 7.0 Movie Audio Extraction APIs
Audio, QuickTime 2006-01-03
ThreadsExportMovie (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates movie exporting using the QuickTime movie export component on separate threads of a Cocoa application.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2006-01-03
ScriptingDefinitions (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Provides a starting sdef (scripting definition) and a completed one for the Sketch example code.
AppleScript, Carbon, Cocoa 2005-11-28
WebKitCIPlugIn (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
This sample WebKit plugin for Safari demonstrate how to use CoreImage in a HTML page.
Apple Applications, Graphics & Imaging, Internet & Web 2005-11-28
NullAuthPlugin (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Use this as a template for writing an authorization plugin, or as a tool to debug the authorization process.
Security 2005-11-10
CreateMovie - C# (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Visual C# application demonstrating the QuickTime 7 COM Control creating movies from images and saving them
QuickTime 2005-11-09
CreateMovie - VB6 (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Using the QuickTime 7 COM Control to create a movie from images and save the movie to disk
QuickTime 2005-11-09
EventMonitorTest (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Receive notification of all keyboard, mouse, and tablet events passed to other processes.
Carbon, Core Foundation 2005-11-09
MoviePlayer - C# (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Microsoft Visual C# application which uses the QuickTime 7 COM Control to display and manipulate movies
QuickTime 2005-11-09
CocoaDVDPlayer (HTML) (DMG) (ZIP)
Demonstrates how to use DVD Playback Services to play DVD-Video media.
Graphics & Imaging 2005-11-04