File Extension Library

.QTL File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .QTL file?

.QTL file extension is created by Apple. .QTL has been classified as Video Files.

.QTL is QuickTime Link File

Text file that contains a link to a QuickTime movie (.MOV) file; includes the MIME type and the location of the media file; may also include other QuickTime settings, which are defined by the following variables:

  • autoplay
  • controller
  • fullscreen
  • href
  • loop
  • playeveryframe
  • qtnext
  • quitwhendone
QTL files are often referenced in Web page links. Clicking a QTL link will open QuickTime player if the Web server must be configured with "application /x-quicktimeplayer" as the MIME type for QTL files.
List of all softwares that can open the QuickTime Link File
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple QuickTime Player

How to Open .QTL file on different platforms

Open .QTL File on Windows

  • Right-click a .QTL
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .QTL file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .QTL files" Press "Ok"

Open .QTL File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .QTL file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .QTL File on Linux

Right click on the .QTL file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .QTL File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .QTL file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .QTL File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .QTL files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .QTL files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .QTL files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .QTL file format
  2. You need to check the .QTL file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)