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QuickTime The Alpha Release (May 1991)

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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
QuickTime_1.0a9.sit (348.56 KB)
MD5: 63a7fc5a5031857bd28023b79740e03d
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
QuickTimeAlphaCD.ZIP (350.25 MB)
MD5: 86d189802bdaa7a6e46151efa3bfa6c1
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
Guides on emulating older applications

This is the Apple QuickTime alpha, version 1.0a9. The May 1991 QuickTime Alpha CD-ROM contains the QuickTime extension, programming stuff, Mac OS 6.0.7+7.0 installer, sample movies (over 350MB of them!) and photos, and goodies.

The first download above is a StuffIt archive contains only a QuickTime 1.0a9+ extension, MoviePlayer, and PICTCompressor.
MD5 Checksum: 63A7FC5A5031857BD28023B79740E03D *QuickTime 1.0a9.sit

The second download above is a CD-ROM version of QuickTime Alpha which includes the sample movies, photos, and other stuff.
MD5 Checksum: 86D189802BDAA7A6E46151EFA3BFA6C1 *QuickTimeAlphaCD.ZIP

See also:
QuickTime Beta,
QuickTime Alpha,
QuickTime (Unknown version),
QuickTime 1.6.1,
QuickTime 2,
QuickTime 2.5.1,
QuickTime 3,
QuickTime 4,
QuickTime 5,
QuickTime 6,
QuickTime 6.1 Extras for Mac OS,
QuickTime 6.x for OS X 10.2 Jaguar,
QuickTime 6.x for OS X 10.1 Puma

See also other related QuickTime products:
QuickTime 2.0 Software Development Kit,
QuickTime 3 Effects Demos,
QuickTime Fully Loaded Disc,
QuickTime VR Authoring Studio,
QuickTime VR Authoring Tools,
QuickTime Conferencing Beta,
QuickTime Conferencing,
Cornica SensePack for QuickTime(TM),
Flip4Mac (Pre-Lion)

Architecture: 68k

Requires a color 68020 Macintosh computer, Mac OS 6.0.7-7.0.1, 4 MB or more of RAM. Doesn't work at all in emulators


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by Jatoba - 2019, October 2 - 4:15pm

What System version are you using? Which Mac?

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by homerhighlaptop15 - 2019, October 2 - 9:13am

Whenever I add the QuickTime extension to the extensions folder and go to restart, I get a message saying BAD F LINE INSTRUCTION.