• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Only Need One Trick Pony

    • Written by from Soldotna

    Final Cut and iMovie do all my editing. But for coding & embedding video clips on my website pages, QT Pro is 100x better than my Adobe Flash CS4. By selecting "Export for Web" QT Pro compresses and encodes the .mov file down to an incredibly small file (image 852x480) with nearly zero observable loss, even for HD and is much smaller file than the Flash version with same quality. But the most valuable feature is when this "Export" feature is selected, the program creates a new folder complete with the associated files and a sample Readme.html file that contains ALL the html code for inserting on your web page to play video clips ON the page without running Player externally for a standalone movie. For me, it paid for itself the first time I needed to create the code to embed the first video.

    158 of 165 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works Great!

    • Written by from Davis

    I bought this yesterday after contemplating the cost, because I really needed something that would convert movies taken with my Samsung NV11 (.avi) into .mov format, and this was the only thing I could find.

    Well, after converting my movies they seem brighter than before! It was definitely worth it!

    236 of 255 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great for Quick recordings!

    • Written by from Bakersfield

    Musicians and other artists, QT is terrific for quick recordings to send to project partners. I use it for all the usual stuff, too: file conversion, viewing content etc. But I haven't seen anyone mention the instant audio and video recording capability--for those who have camera and mic built in, especially. Then use Share (under file menu) to process file for email or whatever.

    Editing can get a bit technical, beyond simple cut and paste, but even us lay folk can do lots of useful and fun tasks with QuickTime. I appreciate it a lot! As do my bandmates and other musician friends.

    851 of 905 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't make my mistake :(

    • Written by from Nacogdoches

    Quicktime is great for conversion of file formats. I've been using it to convert video files from my dark, dark days in the Windows wilderness.

    Quicktime the product gets 5 stars.

    However, I screwed up when I bought the product. Yes, MY error. I inadvertently purchased the Windows version. Wasn't paying attention, can't return it, lost $30.

    I took away a star because Apple has created different types of keys for the different Windows and OSX versions of Quicktime. I do not understand why this is necessary. I know it's my error that cost $30, but I don't see why it has to be this way.

    The moral is... LOOK BEFORE YOU BUY, don't be like me, lol.

    808 of 880 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Disappointed

    • Written by from Albany

    I use QuickTime because it plays movies full screen on the TV from my Mac Mini without stuttering, unlike iTunes which occasionally stutters and causes my 20 month old to scream in that oh so ear piercing pitch that only little children can produce, and that causes my 6 month old to start crying. I cannot believe that a program like QuickTime Pro doesn't have the simple capability to create a playlist. I backed up all my son's DVD's to our Time Capsule so I could play his movies without having to constantly switch the DVD's, but this isn't much of an improvement. I could have stayed with the free version if I knew Pro couldn't create a playlist either.

    783 of 946 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    A must-have for Mac users.

    • Written by from Peoria

    Quicktime Pro works perfectly for me. I do a lot of video editing and this is great for converting video files. It works well for viewing even WMV video files. It's the main multimedia tool for the Mac and well worth the price.

    707 of 754 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Other features

    • Written by from Olympia

    Why are people complaining about $30. For the extra features it is worth it. I make quick videos using camera in the mac to send to others. Have made audio recordings of meetings that are very clear. Good upgrade. Worth it for me.

    675 of 734 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    I gave 30$ for nothing

    • Written by from bradenton

    I upgraded the software as I couldnt open some file formats including my movies from Sony camcoder.I still can't open those with the pro version so it was useless.

    587 of 731 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Good, but a bit pricy.

    • Written by from Broken Arrow

    I bought this mainly for the ability to save embedded videos from a site, which it does just fine. I think the free version should at least do this. There are a lot of advanced features that most people probably will never use, I know I don't. So, I think a $10 price point would be more appropriate. As far as the functionality goes it is extremely good. Easy to use & plays videos very well.

    416 of 462 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

    • Written by

    I loved it. It was very helpful to get movies on my Iphone

    326 of 366 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    i love it

    • Written by from Littleton

    media players should all follow quicktime's lead

    539 of 621 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Quicktime Pro

    • Written by from Madison

    Without a doubt, this is the best upgrade you can make for the money. Go ahead and pony op the $30.00, you'll thank me later!

    815 of 906 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Solved my Problem - But Worth $30?

    • Written by from Manhattan Beach

    I bought QT Pro for one reason only - it is (apparently) the only way you can make a video loop on AppleTV (open your movie, do view>loop then save).

    it performs that function flawlessly but I'm really not sure I need any of the other features of QT Pro. iMovie is a much better editing solution and I don't need the format conversion abilities - freeware like VisualHub or Handbrake already do a fine job of that for nothing.

    Maybe I'm missing some killer feature but for now, 3 stars only.

    1108 of 1237 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Worked As Promised

    • Written by from Tampa

    I installed this upgrade quickly and it immediately unlocked advanced features allowing me to save web movies to my desktop that I otherwise could not easily save and edit.


    855 of 941 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    useless

    • Written by from Brush Prairie

    doesnt do anything that imovie cant do.. in terms of cutting/editing. maybe it just does it a bit quicker, but is that worth $30?

    i bought it 10 minutes ago and am already regretting it

    bought it to convert .mov to .mpeg-4, but it doesnt work. am now paying ANOTHER $20 for a different program... that actually works.

    679 of 815 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    very limited

    • Written by from Winnipeg

    Not a very useful tool. There are more flexible format converters out there that are available for free or for a nominal fee. I have tried to use QT several times, but there are too many formats it cannot read or export to.

    497 of 575 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    A wonderful tool

    • Written by from WEYHE

    I've read several reviews now. And many of the "reviewers" simply have not understood what QuickTime is. QuickTime is a player and a conversion tool. Plus, is it has some basic editing features for fine adjustment of saturation etc.

    I use QT regulary as player and for converting film clips. I also have Flip4Mac that enables QT to play and save WMV. It's a simple question of licensing. Also, I use QT for basic quick editing (cutting out short clips or addding short scenes).

    For "true" editing you need a video editing software, like iMovie, Final Cut Express or Pro or any other product on the Windows platform.

    QuickTime Pro is a perfect little helper, a swiss knife - easy to use - that every creative user should have.

    It's absolutely worth 29$.

    468 of 504 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Great but pay?

    • Written by

    I've always been a fan of the QuickTime player, Even in my Windows days, I know it's a great payer, but to pay for the extra features? Not really to sure I'd do that.

    233 of 287 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Good but difficult

    • Written by from New Port Richey

    Although it's a good application and all, it can be quite difficult for the average user to use (especially with converting videos). There should be a few extra options (for example, PSP, iPod, PS3) so that the user doesn't have to manually find the right format that their device uses. I think Apple needs to work on that and, getting a few more codecs into the app (especially native inclusion of DivX, XviD and WMV, that would be great).

    724 of 893 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    It's Pretty Good

    • Written by from Newburgh

    I bought Quicktime and thought it would be another hard to use video viewer and editor. It worked really well in Leopard and Tiger before I upgraded. My only compliant was that whenever I wanted to convert video to a cell phone, I always head to get validation from my company that makes the phone. It isn't Apple's problem, but next time could you please integrate a validation program?

    529 of 736 people found this useful