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What video formats does it support?

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What video formats does QuickTime support?

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Although QuickTime doesn't have a wide range of video formats it can play, there are a few supported ones as listed below:

  • QuickTime Movie (.mov)
  • MPEG-4 (.mp4, .m4v)
  • MPEG-2 (OS X Lion or later)
  • MPEG-1
  • 3GPP
  • 3GPP2
  • AVCHD (OS X Mountain Lion or later)
  • AVI (Motion JPEG only)
  • DV

These are the official video formats supported by the QuickTime player. The official page provides additional information about this:

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