Before i Tunes, there was Quick Time, a multimedia framework developed by Apple Inc.
With a rock-solid foundation that you can trust and a host of innovative features that create the most cutting-edge multimedia experiences for your customers, Quick Time is the obvious choice for all of your digital media needs. Whether you are creating content for delivery on cell phones, broadcast or the Internet, or a software developer looking to take your application to the next level, Quick Time provides the most comprehensive platform in the industry.
Apple confirmed to The Wall Street Journal that it is no longer supporting or updating the 11-year-old Quick Time 7 for Windows, and has posted instructions for uninstalling the software.
Keeping it installed on your computer may pose a risk.
Trend Micro writes:[O]ur Zero Day Initiative has just released two advisories ZDI-16-241 and ZDI-16-242 detailing two new, critical vulnerabilities affecting Quick Time for Windows.
These advisories are being released in accordance with the Zero Day Initiative’s Disclosure Policy for when a vendor does not issue a security patch for a disclosed vulnerability.