lunes, 23 de agosto de 2010

Instalar QuickTime 7 en Snow Leopard

How to Install QuickTime 7 or QuickTime Pro on Snow Leopard

QuickTime X

Mac users upgrade to Snow Leopard found that some videos play well in QuickTime 7 won't play in QuickTime X, and you will probably be asked if you want to download it from Apple. Apart from the new features of easier media sharing and recording capabilities, QuickTime X performance is not very satisfying comparing with QuickTime 7, especially in handling media playback issues. Actually, Snow Leopard install DVD allows to you have both QuickTime 7 and QuickTime X on Snow Leopard. How? Just follow the below easy steps.

Note: Installing QuickTime 7 is not a surefire solution to playing videos that are not recognized by QuickTime X, because you might still miss some proper codec. You can consider getting a professional Video Converter for Snow Leopard to convert your videos to QuickTime MOV, and your videos will play smoothly.

How to install the QuickTime Player 7 from the Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard install DVD

quicktime 7

  1. Insert your Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Install DVD.
  2. Open the "Optional Installs folder" and double-click "Optional Installs.mpkg".
  3. Select the QuickTime 7 option and click Continue.
  4. QuickTime Player 7 will be installed in your Utilities folder.

If you have QuickTime 7 installed, Snow Leopard handles the division of labor for you, using QuickTime X when it can and QuickTime 7 when it needs to.

If you don't already have QuickTime 7 installed, then the first time you try to do something that requires it -- such as play a video that needs a non-standard codec, for example -- Snow Leopard will ask if you want to install it.

How to Install QuickTime Pro Manually on Snow Leopard

In fact, if you have a valid Pro license on a Mac you update to Snow Leopard, QuickTime 7 should be installed automatically with the Pro features enabled.

If you need to manually enter your QuickTime 7 Pro registration code:

  1. Open QuickTime Player 7.
  2. Click the QuickTime Player 7 menu and choose Registration.
  3. Enter your QuickTime 7 Pro registration code.