QuickTime no longer supported, uninstalling is recommended

QuickTime poses two major security vulnerabilities on Windows, Apple and Trend Micro recommend you uninstall.

@seanridgeley
Published Fri, Apr 15 2016 12:13 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

Computer security company Trend Micro as well as Apple is advising those who have QuickTime installed on Windows machines to uninstall it immediately, as Apple has recently dropped support for it and it's host to two major security vulnerabilities. Mac OS X users need not do so.

QuickTime no longer supported, uninstalling is recommended | TweakTown.com

QuickTime isn't exactly commonplace these days, but the software may have found its way onto your system upon plugging in an Apple device or installing Apple software, or through Adobe software. Better safe than sorry.

Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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