QuickTime by Apple Computer

Remove QTTask.exe


qttask.exe has 6 known versions, the most recent one is 7.1. qttask.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. It also provides a graphical interface (GUI) for the user to interact with it and contains an icon in the Windows notifictaion system tray (near the clock). During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 141.33 KB. Numerous variations of qttask.exe have been installed with both QuickTime and QuickTime 7. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0004% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.09 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 5.18 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 862 Bytes per minute for reads and 0 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is qttask.exe?

QuickTime Task is part of the Apple QuickTime Player, a free multimedia player.

About qttask.exe (from Apple Computer)

A powerful multimedia technology with a built-in media player, QuickTime lets you view Internet video, HD movie trailers, and personal media in a wide range of file formats. And it lets you enjoy them


File name:qttask.exe
Publisher:Apple Computer, Inc.
Product name:QuickTime
Description:QuickTime Task
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\quicktime\qttask.exe

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of QuickTime.)
Apple Inc.
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QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. QuickTime for Microsoft Windows has always be...
Apple Inc.
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QuickTime Player 7 supports older media formats, such as QTVR, interactive QuickTime movies, and MIDI files on Snow Leopard and OS X Lion. It also accepts QuickTime 7 Pro registration codes, which tur...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of qttask.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'QuickTime Task' → "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime

VersionsAll file variations of qttask.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
383145864f6543c97a7e1b78505d2f1c ab41c620621c9ab3e2ebe2af8bd71162ae7377ca 276 KB
216b3acc656cda8a5a0c3071ec0a408b 7edc4fc3ef6b045a2348eb2ca929ed3d845bd670 152 KB
3e7d91f24d28c968b92c85c7e2882eed ed9aaa5cc7600258ad457a8f30cc22906b2c7a0b 152 KB
c341ccfbe98bc7df6e0b856bb9fc265a 4796cbe014257ffa9a9818a13fbbc51ffc8dbfb2 96 KB
9b4c1812595c389ab9ccf1ff3b315248 3130a7560db0b17a6dd926320695331e80312266 96 KB
c9128ae6036cdf67873a516e1a00ed4b 8f92b9aebe964935e841ee052a542cb72de1b5ea 76 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 45.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows Vista Home Premium 9.09%
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 9.09%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 70.00% of QuickTime.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Toshiba 36.36%
Intel 36.36%
ASUS 18.18%
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