QuickTime was developed by Apple as a multimedia component that would play audio and video files. QuickTime Player is Apple's playback program that can be found on most Mac computers and can also be installed on Windows machines.
Note: QuickTime Player can only do playback functions and does not allow for recording or editing. To unlock the full features of QuickTime Player, one must make the paid upgrade to QuickTime Pro.
Why Use QuickTime?
QuickTime Pro is a basic audio/video player and editor that can be used by even the most novice of users. QuickTime Pro performs core functions of video editing such as recording and capturing footage, trimming clips, and exporting them. QuickTime Pro media can be exported in a wide variety file formats including .mov, .m4v, and .avi (QuickTime 7 ONLY).
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