How to Open Quicktime

by K.C. Winslow

Quick Time, the video player from Apple, is free for both Mac and PC computers. "The free standard player handles popular audio, graphic and video formats, including the much-ballyhooed H.264 and MPEG-4," according to a CNET editors' review. QuickTime offers video and audio playback for a variety of file formats and uses a simple Apple-style interface. Users can download the latest version of QuickTime from the Apple website.

On a Mac

1

Open the Finder, and click on the "Go" in the menu bar.

2

Open the "Applications" folder.

3

Double-click on the QuickTime icon. QuickTime will open.

On a PC

1

Click on the "Start" menu.

2

Highlight "All Programs" to reveal the list of programs on your computer.

3

Highlight "QuickTime" in the list of programs. QuickTime will open.

About the Author

A writer from Chicago, K.C. Winslow has been publishing articles relating to health, beauty, travel, crafts, education, Macintosh computers and technology since 2000. She holds a Master of Arts degree in writing from the University of Melbourne, Australia, where she lived for several years.