I'm trying to follow these instructions on configuring QuickTime so I can use a browser-based web app that uses QuickTime as a plugin in FireFox: http://tones.wolfram.com/tsfaqs/osx/configurequicktime.html

I'm using QuickTime Player version 10.4 (833.1). The instructions I'm reading clearly indicate that QuickTime Player should have a Preferences option in its menu bar, as shown in this picture:


However, my version of QuickTime Player does not seem to have any preferences whatsoever:

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How do I change QuickTime settings using QuickTime Player 10.4?

  • Open the "QuickTime player 7", in your Utility folder.
    – Ruskes
    Apr 1, 2015 at 6:09
  • I don't have QuickTime Player 7 in my Applications/Utilities folder.
    – Kevin
    Apr 1, 2015 at 6:12

1 Answer 1


For that website you need the legacy version of QuickTime player. It is called QuickTime player 7 and is located in your /Applications/Utility folder.

If it is not there get it from Apple.

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