How to Solve Can’t Install QuickTime in Windows 10

John Salley

Oct 12, 2015 10:10 am / Posted by John Salley to QuickTime, Reviews, Windows

Summary: QuickTime Player, also known as QuickTime X (pronounced QuickTime Ten) is a digital media playback and editing application. It is capable of both streaming media from the internet and playing locally available media files.

However, when trying to install the latest Quicktime v7.7.9 in the latest Windows 10, users are alerted “Quicktime 7 requires that your computer is running Windows Vista or Windows 7″.

The true fact is that QuickTime 7 is not compatible with Windows 10. It can affects lots of people’s experience with Windows 10 if QuickTime cannot be installed in Windows 10. Some online video sties require QuickTime installed for playing movies in internet browser; some free editing or player applications rely on the QuickTime framework, such as Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere Elements, GoPro Studio.

Though QuickTime 7 is incompatible with Windows 10, there are workarounds of installing QuickTime in Windows 10.

If you are using Windows 10 and see an alert message saying that it’s impossible to install QuickTime on your system, please try QuickTime 7.7.6 instead or the latest QuickTime v7.7.9 by tricks.

There are still some great video players to work as a QuickTime Media Player alternative and a QuickTime codec package for Microsoft Windows to play QuickTime content. Now let’s learn it.

Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate


As best BD/DVD/Video Converter and Editor, users can finish Blu-ray, DVD ripping, SD/HD video converting and editing process with fast speed and high video qualtiy. No need to install QuickTime program any more. The mac version is iMedia Converter for Mac.

Just import your videos in any format to this video conversion tool, and then you can play them seamlessly in high definition. Also it has some other features.

Convert Video: With Optimized presets, it converts videos to Android, Apple phones and Xbox for playback, and convert to Avid Media Composer & Adobe Premiere for further editing.

Edit Video: It edits videos by trimming, cropping, splitting videos, add text/image/video watermark as copyright protection, and attach external *.srt, *.ass, or *.ssa subtitles into source media for entertainment.

Support: Perfect audio/video synchronization; NVIDIA CUDA and AMD APP acceleration; output 3D video.

Compatible with Windows/Mac (including Windows 10 and Mavericks 10.11)

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