QuickTime is a powerful, reliable, and flexible foundation for the most cutting-edge multimedia experiences. But that’s just the beginning. With QuickTime 7 Pro, third-party plug-ins, and QuickTime streaming solutions, you can take your digital media even further. QuickTime 7 Pro converts your files to a format optimized for iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, or a variety of other devices.
New in QuickTime Player 7
H.264 video support. This state-of-the-art, standards-based codec delivers exceptional-quality video at the lowest data rate possible, across data rates ranging from 3G to HD and beyond.
Live resize. Playback continues smoothly as you change the size of the QuickTime Player window. (Some hardware requirements may apply.)
Zero-configuration streaming. You no longer need to set your Internet connection speed in QuickTime Preferences. QuickTime automatically determines the best connection speed for your computer. If a connection is lost during streaming, QuickTime automatically reconnects to the server.
Surround sound. QuickTime Player can now play up to 24 channels of audio. With QuickTime 7, your Mac, and surround speakers, you can enjoy the full effect of your surround sound movie or game.
New and improved playback controls. Use the new A/V Controls window to adjust settings for the best viewing experience. Easily change settings including jog shuttle, playback speed, bass, treble, and balance.
All-new content guide. The all-new QuickTime Content Guide provides the latest in entertainment on the Internet.
Full-screen playback. Get the most out of your display by using every pixel possible. Thee new modes allow you fit the content to any size screen.
Floating controls. Full-screen mode now provides floating DVD-like controls for easy access to functions like pause, play, fast-forward, rewind, and full-screen options.
Move your mouse and the full-screen controller appears on the screen for several seconds.
Additional keyboard shortcuts. QuickTime Player now supports the same transport control keyboard shortcuts as Final Cut Pro. While viewing a movie, press J, K, or L to rewind, pause, or resume playback at variable speeds.
Closed Captioning. An option in QuickTime Player Preferences allows you to display standard CEA-608 closed captions, when theyre available in your movies.
Timecode Display. QuickTime Player now allows you to switch between displaying movie time, timecode, and frame count. You can also jump to a specific timecode or frame number using the keyboard.
Spotlight-friendly media. With Mac OS X v10.4 or later, you can use Spotlight to easily find your QuickTime content. Spotlight can search for movie attributes such as artist, copyright, codec, and so on.
Screen reader compatibility. Using VoiceOver, included with Mac OS X v10.4 or later, visually impaired users can enjoy QuickTime Player features.
Easy access to QuickTime Pro. When you use the free QuickTime Player, features available only in QuickTime Pro display Pro by their name. If you choose one of these items, youll see a definition of the feature and learn how to purchase QuickTime Pro.