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QuickTime Pro on Windows

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I popped for QuickTime Pro for Windows 7 ($29.99). The reason for doing so, was to create native screen capture that would integrate with Mac Adobe Premiere Pro, CS4. That’s because my Camtasia output didn’t work due to a compression mismatch.

Unfortunately, QuickTime Pro on Windows 7 doesn’t support screen capture. Quite a difference between what the product does on a Mac OS X versus a Windows 7 OS. I thought only Microsoft shorted users on the other platform, like Microsoft Excel 2007 versus Microsoft Excel 2008 (a far inferior product). Oops, I was wrong! Apple does it too. 🙁

Written by maclochlainn

May 22nd, 2010 at 10:47 am

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  1. Actually, when it comes to QuickTime version 7, the features are the same. Even QT Pro 7 for OS X doesn’t do screen capture (I would have loved that feature for all the years I’ve used QT Pro). Screen capture wasn’t introduced to QT until QuickTime X, which is OS X 10.6 only at the moment. So when comparing the same versions across OS’s, they have the same feature set. But OS X 10.6 currently has a higher version than does Windows.

    Rob Bratt

    27 May 10 at 10:49 am

  2. I was just about to do the same and decided to do a search! Thanks for making me saving 29.99…


    12 May 11 at 5:35 am

  3. Longtime Mac user here, and I do a lot of video manipulation. Quicktime Pro 7 is the way to go…feature-rich and cheap at $30, lots of bang-for-the-buck. I have no experience with the WIndows version, but for Mac it can’t be beat.

    For Mac video capture I highly recommend Snapz Pro X.


    11 Jun 11 at 11:39 am

  4. So has anyone found a way of recording what’s on a Windows screen while adding a soundtrack through a microphone?

    I want to turn an animated Power Point show into a video so I can upload it to a crowd sourcing site.


    1 Aug 12 at 11:15 pm

  5. Hi. I paid 30 USD for QuickTime Pro hoping I could record videos with my usb webcam (Logitech c910). Then I saw it’s not possible. Does anyone have a solution to this?


    8 May 13 at 9:15 am

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