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.QTCH File Extension

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File TypeQuickTime Cache File

DeveloperApple
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CategoryVideo Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

(Cache|cache file created by QuickTime, a media player for Mac and Windows; saves the cache of an audio or video file downloaded or streamed from the Internet; can be opened in QuickTime Player by changing the file extension to match the original file (e.g., .MP3, .MPEG, .MOV), but only if the file was created by QuickTime 6.5 or earlier.

More Information

Beginning with QuickTime 7, the software scrambles the header data of QTCH files so they can't be played by simply changing the file extension.

Programs that open QTCH files
Windows
Apple QuickTime Player
Mac
Apple QuickTime Player
Updated 9/16/2011

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