Opening QTL files

Did your computer fail to open a QTL file? We explain what QTL files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your QTL files.

What is a QTL file?

Files that contain the .qtl file extension are text files that store QuickTime movie file links. These QTL files include the location of the associated movie file and the file's QuickTime settings.

Some of the settings within the QTL file may include autoplay settings, controller settings, loop settings, etc.

When you click a QTL link, it will open the associated movie file within the QuickTime media player as long as the Web server is configured with the proper MIME type. The movie files that a QTL file references are located on a Web server and the files allow a user to download or stream the associated movie to his or her hard drive.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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