Apple Releases QuickTime 7.6

Posted on by Larry

This afternoon, Apple released the latest version of QuickTime — 7.6 — which includes updates for encoding quality, reliability, compatibility, and security enhancements.

Media improvements include better single-pass H.264 encoding quality, better playback of Motion JPEG content, improved AAC encoding fidelity, and improved audio export from MPEG video files.

Click here for details on video improvements:

The release notes for the new update also include a variety of security fixes. Click here for information on security improvements:

Windows download:

OS X 10.4 download:

OS X 10.5 download:

Final Cut editors should wait at least a week before upgrading to make sure this version does not introduce new problems. Also, never upgrade QuickTime in the middle of completing a project.

Here’s an article I’ve written that explains my thoughts on when to upgrade.

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