QuickTime 7.6 Released


Get ready QuickTime junkies — Apple is taking care of you. If you check Software Update, you’ll notice a new flavor of QuickTime is available today.

From Apple’s support document, here is what we can expect in this update.


  • Improves single-pass H.264 encoding quality
  • Increases the playback reliability of Motion JPEG media


  • Improves AAC encoding fidelity
  • Audio tracks from MPEG video files now export consistently

Application Support:

  • Improves compatibility with iChat and Photo Booth

You can download the new version right now via Software Update. Just note that you’ll have to Restart upon completion of installation, as QuickTime is a system component.