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QuickTime Player review
The ultra-light version of QuickTime, QuickTime Alternative offers necessary components that are indispensable when it comes to playing the MOV and QT files in various web browsers that include but not limited to Internet Explorer, Netscape, Opera, and Mozilla Firefox and Media Player of Windows System.Read More
QuickTime Alternative is a codec that offers the users to play all the video and audio formats that are proprietary to Apple but without any need of installing QuickTime Player. The functionality of the codec includes three essential base components which are ActiveX, browser plugins and even the Media Player Classic.
The codec is powerful enough to enable your Windows Media Player Classic and browsers to play formats such as QT, HDMOV, MOV, and MP3 along with the default formats of Windows. However, because this codec is a trimmed version of the QuickTime, it doesn’t come with or include pro features of QuickTime such as QuickTime Player, Picture Viewer, etc.
QuickTime Alternative is a just a codec and not a full-fledged application. Hence, there is no interface attached to it. Having mentioned that, it is quite essential to note that the codec comes with a window that allows its user to configure QuickTime Alternative options. The window is decent when it comes to appearance and allows the users to configure many options which enhance the audio and visual experience for them.
The QuickTime Alternative codec boasts of some essential uses and preferences. It is used to configure audio preferences wherein one can play music or an audio file in safe mode or direct sound mode. One also gets to play with the sound output which includes rate, size, channels, etc. The configuration window of the codec also enables the user to choose the music synthesizer. All in all, QuickTime Alternative is one such codec that is light-in-weight which means there are no concerns of freezing or lagging of media player or browsers while playing the media. It is also quick in setting up and easy to use.
Cross-Platform Use 3/5
The QuickTime Alternative is compatible with Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 2003.
QuickTime Alternative is the perfect solution for you if you have more preferences and demand more format compatibility from your Windows Media Player. Once you are done with the installation of this codec in your system, you can enjoy a large number of different formats such as MOV, QT, etc. directly from your Windows-based system.
QuickTime Alternative, as the name suggests, is the perfect alternative and a great option to play certain file types such as MOV, QT, HDMOV, etc. in selected browsers and the media player of selected Windows Operating Systems.
Pros : Small Size;
Easily Integrates Into the Existing Internet Browsers and Media Player Classic of Windows;
Expands the Audio-Video Format Preferences.
Cons : Does not support any Pro features of QuickTime.
Cross-platform use 4.0