Apple has fielded its iTunes support troops in the form of QuickTime Update 7.0.2.

The software is available using Mac OS X's Software Update utility (33.2MB) and for direct download from the company.

Apple describes the new free multimedia software as offering: "Numerous important bug fixes and compatibility enhancements."

The update is "highly recommended" for all QuickTime 7 users.

Installing QuickTime 7 will disable the QuickTime Pro functionality in prior versions of QuickTime, including versions 5 and 6.