File Extension Library

.QTZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Apple
  • Category: Video Files

What are .QTZ files and how to open them?

Can't open .QTZ file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .QTZ file.

What is a .QTZ file extension?

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

.QTZ is Quartz Composer File

Animation created with Quartz Composer, a development tool created by Apple for processing and rendering graphical data; may include 2D images, 3D objects, textures, audio, MIDI data, and 2D and 3D effects.

QTZ files are used for certain Mac OS X screen savers, such as RSS Visualizer.qtz and Spectrum.qtz. These screen savers are saved in the /System/Library/Screen Savers/ directory.

Quartz Composer is installed with Apple's Developer Tools and is saved in the /Developer/Applications/ directory.

List of all softwares that can open the Quartz Composer File
Apple QuickTime Player

How to fix problems with .QTZ files

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