Quicktime started out as an MOV format video player from Apple, but in recent editions it has become a multimedia multi-media player. As of version 7, the quality of image and sound has been greatly improved, being compatible with some of the most popular audio and video formats such as WAV, MP4 (AAC only), AIFF, CAF and AAC / ADTS, among others.
This program uses H.264 technology for compression, this codec being the new standard used by several formats of HD because of the high quality and the smaller space required to compress videos.
The application installs a plugin that allows you to view videos compatible with Quicktime in web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, etc.), with the advantage that the program analyzes the speed of the connection, and, depending on the available bandwidth , Select the best quality possible.
It has a very simple interface, with controls that are easy to use, and includes advanced features such as the ability to increase the playback speed by up to 3 times, allowing fast film advance.
QuickTime 7.7.9 (Standalone Player) is the latest version (updated November 2015) of this free downloadable software, available for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Windows8. It improves some aspects related to security and solves some errors.
There is a non-free version called QuickTime Pro, which adds conversion and editing tools, as well as several features that are not available in this edition.