Apple has released the International English version of QuickTime 5.0.2.

The US English version shipped in June. The update is available for download direct from Apple's Web site, or by using the QuickTime Updater application within QuickTime.

The newest version offers the improved Sorenson Video 3 Codec. This wasn't ready in time for inclusion in QuickTime 5.0. Other features have not been revealed.

Improved features in QuickTime 5 include a Component Downloader, for adding plug-ins and updates. Version 5 supports numerous codecs and file formats, including Macromedia Flash 4, MPEG-1 and On2. Additionally, it offers 360-degree cubic virtual-reality.