The popular Perian plug-in for extended media support will be discontinued, though several alternatives will remain available.
Many QuickTime users use the H.264 codec to encode content, but under QuickTime 7.5.5, some users are experiencing stuttering upon playback of encoded video.
Apple has announced its annual Back to School promotion, which includes an online rebate for $199 toward the purchase of an iPod Touch. But, though your new Mac is great out of the box, here are a few free applications you might want to add right away.
The popular media player VLC has been updated to address a potential security flaw.
QuickTime 7.2 Special Report: Problems with AVI files -- fix
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Fixes for the most pressing issues affecting this update.
The VideoLAN organization has released a new build of VLC Media Player for OS X. The version 1.1.0-rc of the player has been updated with numerous changes and fixes, including a major reworking of the VLCKit framework, CoreText-based text renderer for subtitles, and support for new codecs and enhanced features of current codecs.
While most videos use common and open standards such as H.264 that are readily viewable, others may be more obscure and will require you to install a special codec to view them.