Apple has posted the QuickTime 4.1.2 full installer for Mac and Windows for download from its Web site.

QuickTime is currently at version 5.0.2. Apple's own documentation explains why the company is making the older software available for download: "This stand-alone QuickTime 4.1.2 installer is for QuickTime 4 Pro users who need to reinstall their software. It does not require an Internet connection during initial installation.

"To update QuickTime to a future version, you can run the QuickTime Updater on the Internet or download a future version of this stand-alone installer."