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QuickTime The Alpha Release (May 1991)

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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
QuickTime_1.0a9.sit (348.56 KB)
MD5: 63a7fc5a5031857bd28023b79740e03d
For System 6.x - System 7.0 - 7.6
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
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 (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 yksoft1 - 2021, January 11 - 4:47am

This worked in Mini vMac II System 6.0.7.

Jatoba's picture
by Jatoba - 2019, October 2 - 4:15pm

What System version are you using? Which Mac?

homerhighlaptop15's picture
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.