QuickTime Player

QuickTime (QT) is a multimedia player developed by Apple Computer Inc; this player plays various digital video formats, sounds, pictures, panoramic images etc. It also lets you view internet videos, HD movie trailers and personal video in remarkably high quality. QuickTime is only player that works with some exclusive Apple formats (MOV).

Salient Features:

  • QT can open and play numerous file formats such as MOV, MPEG-4, 3GPP, AVI, DV, AMR, WMV, MP3, ACC etc
  • User can use QuickTime plug in to view videos on world wide web
  • User can easily resize the player size by simply dragging any corner side of the QT player
  • QT can be installed on all cross operating system format like Windows and Mac
  • Sophisticated multimedia player, which not only plays video but also plays other media file formats
  • Due to its simple design and easy-to-use controls, QuickTime Player makes everything you watch even more enjoyable.
  • Latest QT players use advanced video compression technology called H.264, which delivers brilliant HD videos

History:

QuickTime was released on December 2, 1991. The classic version of QT was available for Windows XP and Mac OS X versions and the most recent version available is QuickTime 7.x for Windows and QT 10.x for Macintosh. Below table displays the versions of QuickTime player along with the operating system

Microsoft Windows:


OS Versions
Windows 3.1x/Windows NT 3.1-3.51 2.1.2
Windows 95 5.0.5
Windows NT 4.0 6.1
Windows 98/ME 6.5.2
Windows 2000 7.1.6
Windows XP/Vista/7/8 7.7.4 (current)

 

Macintosh:


OS Versions
(68K) System 7.1-8.1
(PPC) System 7.1.2-7.5.3
4.0.3[61]
(PPC) System 7.5.5-8.5.1 5.0.5[62]
Mac OS 8.6-9 6.0.3[63]
Mac OS X v10.0 5.0 (bundled)
Mac OS X v10.1 6.3.1[64]
Mac OS X v10.2 6.5.3[65]
Mac OS X v10.3 7.5[66]
Mac OS X v10.4 7.6.4[67]
Mac OS X v10.5 7.7[68]]
Mac OS X v10.6 10.0[69] / 7.7.1[70] (optional)
Mac OS X v10.7 10.1[71] / 7.7.1[70] (optional)
Mac OS X v10.8 10.2[citation needed] / 7.7.1[70] (optional)

NOTE: If your MOV video file refuses to play in QuickTime player and showing some error report, then visit this page to know how to repair corrupted MOV videos that are unplayable in QuickTime.

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