Quicktime is among the oldest multimedia gamers round, initially developed by Apple again in 1991. Quicktime has lengthy been made obtainable for Home windows as properly, and whereas this system isn’t brief on options, there are merely higher media gamers obtainable for Home windows — and Mac OS, for that matter.
Nevertheless, whereas this system nonetheless receives updates on Mac OS, Quicktime has not been up to date on Home windows in nearly seven years, as 2016 marked the latest replace. Quicktime’s Home windows woes don’t finish right here, nevertheless. Shortly after Apple stopped supporting Quicktime for Home windows, this system was discovered to have crucial vulnerabilities.
Since iTunes isn’t reliant on it, Quicktime could be safely and simply uninstalled on Home windows units. Whereas Home windows has usually been prepackaged with a number of media gamers for customers to select from, the most effective different to a Quicktime participant is likely to be VLC. VLC can play nearly any file sort, helps casting and streaming to different units, and has a number of different options, reminiscent of subtitles and a conversion software.