QTL File Type

- The quick facts

What are QTL files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a QTL file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a QTL file?

A .QTL file is a QuickTime Media Link 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.

How to open QTL files

We have identified one QTL opener that is compatible with this specific type of QTL file.

Programs that open QuickTime Media Link files


Last updated: March 17, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension QTL

While we know of one file format using the .QTL file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .QTL file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of QTL files. Remember, different programs may use QTL files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

QuickTime AlternativeQuickTime AlternativeUser submitted
Storm CodecStorm CodecUser submitted
QT LiteQT LiteUser submitted
Storm Codec UnicodeStorm Codec UnicodeUser submitted
QuickTime PlayerQuickTime PlayerUser submitted
XnViewXnViewUser submitted
iTunesiTunesUser submitted
StormPlayerStormPlayerUser submitted
Question Tools SimpleSet, Editor & ExamQuestion Tools SimpleSet, Editor & ExamUser submitted
Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 7th editionOxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 7th editionUser submitted