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Update #16 - Following a 90s tradition ...
December 26th 2020

Quicktime was a true pioneering computer video technology. For the first time, it would allow Mac users (and others) to download and watch trailers for the movies running at their local cinema.

We're honoring this tradition today by a massive update in our movie trailer category. From Star Trek trailers to National Christmas Lampoon's to trashy 50's Sci-Fi, you'll surely find something of interest for you.

Meanwhile we've replaced the buttons in our video category with more pleasant ones.

This is the final update for 2020, the year of (re)birth of Cornica. We look forward to continue building the ultimate Quicktime resource and hopefully a place you'll keep dropping by with your old Macintosh, PC, Amiga or Atari.

Everyone stay healthy and have a Happy New Year 2021!

Update #15 - More video - here you go!
December 5th 2020

We continue to bring the best of Quicktime video entertainment to your Mac OS machine! (well, and other systems too ...)

The last weeks saw a lot of new videos added to our archives. From a Quicktime VR of the Ace of Base studio in 1995 to new Mac OS game trailers. We also had our first user movie uploaded (thanks for the contribution, PowerFinnrich!).

We're planning on another big update before Christmas time - this time with tons of movie trailers that will take you back to the 80's and 90s! In the meantime, feel free to upload your Quicktime treasures. And always, have fun with your retro Macs!

Update #14 - Introducing two new categories
November 15th 2020

As promised, this update brings two new categories to Cornica: Music (yay!) and Microsoft (boo!). Seriously, even the arch-nemesis should have its corner, given we even have Windows users surfing on Cornica. So now you can reminiscent the days of Windows 95 and other software tragedies.

Our new Music category will feature everything related to music - from concert clips to DAW software on the Macintosh. And then even our commercials section got updated with the original TV ad for the Mac Classic II.

That said, we have yet to find our upload server fed! Don't be shy, share your Quicktime videos with us! You can find all the info on how to contribute to Cornica on our Upload page.

Update #13 - new game videos & more on history
November 11th 2020

Thus far we've received positive feedback on the final design and the added features - thanks a lot to all taking the time to write in! You have no idea what a booster feedback is on a hobby project :-)

That said, we're welcoming new additions to our Games and history category. Lots of old game trailer for titles such as The Sims, Gabriel Knight, Railroad Tycoon 2 & more have been added. There's also half a dozen new videos of authentic 80s & 90s news reports in the history section.

So much for today, next time we'll introduce one or two new categories and of course another boatload full of Quicktime video, so you can have fun with your old Mac like in the old days!

Update #12 - Final redesign - out of open beta
November 4th 2020

Uh? Last time you checked, things looked different? Well, I've got lots of feedback (thanks again everyone) and I've decided to implement all the great ideas. That stretches from a possibility to upload & share your Quicktime movies to a site search function and to a random-video-implementation for exploration. Every video has its own page now, which makes it easy to link to it. And above all, we're remaining Netscape 4 compatible!

That said, it's not done. Cornica now has a solid back-end and got even faster for maximum retro computer compatibility (for the retro-technically inclined - we dropped our MariaDB in favor of XML parsing for speeding up things with older browsers).

There's still things to do and improve. Let me know, please! Also if something shouldn't work. Or just to let me know how you like the new Cornica. Oh and we're officially lifting the "open beta" status we had since our inauguration in April - this is now the final design for the time to come.

Everyone - enjoy watching video on your old Macintosh gear (again)! :-)

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