QuickTime ruled from 1991-2019, and was bigger than Apple itself. But can you name what replaced it, and whether it works as well?
It’s got to be better than Catalina, so why not upgrade when it first comes out? Here are some suggestions to help you make your decision.
Are you missing QuickTime Player’s old ability to play MIDI files? Look no further – here’s a free replacement.
What’s coming at WWDC, and how will Apple profit handsomely from Marzipan even if it doesn’t help many developers?
How the quarantine flag for apps and that for docs opened in sandboxed apps differ, and why there are now so many quarantine flags to trip us up.
Before we worry about new apps to manage and play media, replacing iTunes, shouldn’t we think about the loss of 32-bit software, including QuickTime, and requirements for hardening and notarization?
Have you noticed quarantine flags appearing on movies and PDFs which have never been downloaded? Here’s a possible explanation.
When you want control over the codecs used and their settings, or have a large batch of movies to convert, use a transcoder like Compressor.
How to use the Finder to locate movies which need to be converted for future compatibility, and converting them with QuickTime Player/
When converting legacy formats relying on QuickTime 7 for decoding, don’t forget movies and images embedded in presentations.