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Quicktime is a multimedia development, storage, and playback technology from Apple. Quicktime files combine sound, text, animation, and video in a single file. Using a Quicktime player that either comes with a Web browser or can be downloaded from Apple or the browser company, you can view and control brief multimedia sequences.

Quicktime files can be recognized by their file name extensions: qt, mov, and moov.

This was last updated in April 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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