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Windows 7: Windows 7 to kill off QuickTime on PCs?

26 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 
Windows 7 to kill off QuickTime on PCs?

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Microsoft has some good news for movie fans. If you want to watch .mov files in Windows 7, you don't need to install Apple's QuickTime. Bye, bye annoying system tray icon! Adios, Apple update!
The support for .mov files was mentioned deep in a long list of changes that are coming to the Windows 7 Release Candidate.
more: TechRadar UK

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26 Feb 2009   #2

Windows Se7en Ultimate Beta x86 Build 7057
 
 

They would be doing a lot of their users a huge favor. Apple QT along with iTunes has always been a bane on any system I've used and troubleshooted.
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26 Feb 2009   #3

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

Thanks, I think its about time that was done.
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26 Feb 2009   #4

Windows 7 Build 7077 x64
 
 

YES!

lolz I dislike quicktime so much :P
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26 Feb 2009   #5

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

THANK YOU!!!! Please I hope this is true.

I HATE Quicktime and Apple. The worst part about it was even if you clicked on the option to not install Apple Update, they did it anyways. And no matter how many times youd remove it, itd come back.

IF this is true, than I would be happy to proclaim.....Justice has been served!
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26 Feb 2009   #6

XP Pro, Windows 7 Ultimate 64 & 32 Build 7022
 
 

This is really good, I can't wait now.
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26 Feb 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

I have only ever used Quicktime Alternative and it doesn't come with all the junk that you get with Quicktime, good move Microsoft.
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26 Feb 2009   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Awesome even if I don't use WMP.
So, I say, good bye iTunes.
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26 Feb 2009   #9

Win 7 x64 - 7048
 
 

Yes, nice one. I use wmp 12 so great news.
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26 Feb 2009   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, XP Mode, W8.1 Preview VM - 7 Pro x64 second remote tower
 
 

For the longest time you needed QT on simply to see somethings supported. Even with only ITunes on you constantly see the QT+ITunes+Bonjour update annoyances. Don't forget the third item.

Yet the Safari 4 beta works well on 7. But QT and ITunes never went on. I keep those on Vista or XP only. WMP 12 is the only media player on 7 so far.
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