While I have made it quite clear that I'm a big Windows fan/proponent, I do indulge in two Apple programs: iTunes and Quicktime. Just upgraded to QuickTime 7 for Windows a few minutes ago. Generally, I am quite pleased. QT7 is the first Windows version in a while to look almost exactly like the Mac version. It's a bit of a resource hog, but the picture quality is fantastic. I tried some of the 720P trailers, and they ran fairly well, a little jerkier than they should but not bad at all for a beta release. The real test was with the QuickTime files that already ran fine under QT6.4. That was a bit more of a mixed bag. Unfortunately, the FPS measurements don't work at all in this version, so I couldn't tell if I was dropping any frames or not. The video appeared silky smooth, though. The lip sync was less satisfactory than QT6. First thing I tried was a Moviefone trailer ("Rent"), as their subpar encoding gave me all sorts of errors in QT6. The good news is that in QT 7 I don't get the error messages I got before and the video, like, always plays. The bad news is, the video is about a quarter of a second off from the audio the entire way through. The next trailer I tried was the "Serenity" full screen trailer, which had its own interesting quirks: Right off the bat, the top sprite above the video, which worked fine it QT6 is very screwy looking in QT7. The video still seemed slightly off-sync, but without comparing with the QT6 version I couldn't be sure. Either way, the sync issues were far less severe than with the "Rent" trailer. The program itself I'm generally quite happy with, my primary issue being that this time around they decided to have all of the Pro features on the menu, only grayed out with a "PRO" icon next to them. If that's not a desperate grab for more cash, I don't know what is. It also makes using the Player version much more irritating. Trying to get a handle on the lip sync issue, I played "Bryan's Blog #9" from the BlueTights website. At first it still seemed slightly off when I was studying it intensely, but when I relaxed and just watched the video it never stood out like it did with the "Rent" trailer. I really wished I'd paid better attention with Quicktime 6, to see whether this is a new issue or not. I'll be tracking discussions intensely between now and the final release, knowing that I can always revert back to QT6 if it does stand out as a problem.