Appleosophy has found changes to the QuickTime icon on macOS Big Sur Beta 9. In previous builds of macOS Big Sur, the icon in the previous beta builds featured a blue background, grey QuickTime logo, and darker blue colors.
The new icon featured in macOS Big Sur beta 9 has lighter blues, a silver QuickTime logo, and a black/grey gradient background. Apple updated the keychain icon previously in macOS Big Sur Beta 7 which you can read more here.
Apple is nearing the end of the beta and close to final release, where design aspects are being finalized, hence the design changes occurring.
QuickTime was first introduced in 1991 as a multimedia add-on for Mac OS System 6 and later became the default multimedia application for macOS before being discontinued in 2016 in favor of QuickTime X.
QuickTime X is the current and up to date version of QuickTime, introduced in 2009 it launched with Mac OS X Snow Leopard. The latest version of QuickTime supports AIFF, WAV, DV-DIF, MP3, MPEG, ASF, DivX, Flash, Ogg and many other various formats.