.QTP File Extension

QuickTime Preferences

Developer Apple
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What is a QTP file?

A QTP file is a settings file used by the Windows version of Apple QuickTime Player. It stores a record of a user's QuickTime preferences. QuickTime automatically applies the preferences saved in a user's QTP file at launch.

More Information

Apple QuickTime Player is a media player that is bundled with macOS and was previously available for Windows. The Windows version of QuickTime saved a user's preferences, including their internet connection speed, software update, taskbar icon display, and file association notification settings, in a QTP file. The macOS version of QuickTime does not use QTP files.

By default, QTP files are named QuickTime.qtp. QuickTime for Windows stores QTP files in the following directory:

~/​AppData/​Apple Computer/​QuickTime

NOTE: Apple discontinued the Windows version of Apple QuickTime in 2016.

Common QTP Filenames

QuickTime.qtp - The default name assigned to QTP files.

How to open a QTP file

QTP files are not meant to be opened. The Windows version of QuickTime automatically loads a user's preferences from their QTP file at launch.

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