.QTCH File Extension

.QTCH File Extension

File Type

QuickTime Cache File

Developer Apple
Popularity
3.5  |  2 Votes
Category Video Files
Format Binary

What is a QTCH file?

(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.

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Programs that open QTCH files

Windows
Included with OS
Mac
Included with OS
Updated September 16, 2011

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