7.7.5 (1680.95.13) 5.43%
7.7.4 (1680.86) 25.57%
7.7.3 (1680.64) 42.08%
7.7.2 (1680.56) 11.31%
7.7.1 (1680.42) 4.52%
7.7 (1680.34) 2.26%
7.6.9 (1680.9) 2.94%
7.6.8 (1675) 0.90%
7.6.7 (1675) 1.13%
7.6.6 (1673) 0.23%
7.6.6 (1671) 1.13%
7.6.5 (1327.80) 0.45%
7.6 (1292) 0.23%
7.5 (861) 0.68%
7.4 0.23%
7.3.1 0.23%
7.1.6 0.68%



QuickTime by Apple

Remove QTTask.exe


qttask.exe has 17 known versions, the most recent one is 7.7.5 (1680.95.13). 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). By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 392.94 KB. The programs QuickTime 7, QuickTime and NaturalReaderFree have been observed as installing specific variations of qttask.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0003% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.06 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 3.93 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 0 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)

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 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.)
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(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'
  • 'QTTask.exe' → "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
  • 'QuickTime Task' → "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'QuickTime Task' → "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime

VersionsAll file variations of qttask.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
08e7173d1b74095335052459200cb1ea 0ab223fc59d094f5cfc57d786039502b535b0002 412 KB
9accbc5891ba51b5b29c1a88f80d4ce3 b62efa5a72c0d0a0e4da5315f7251da4632b8d1f 412 KB
8dda2b606279753601f9415da503ca63 234f24bdb1bf04e9c38da19c4b628c5a344d8660 412 KB
916a2c4eb028604783fd5ea169236c1d 5819eaa149cbee11cb46d7185118f375584678e0 412 KB
af43c4f7f3c8bc95dad95024f96cdc4a d7d4d511def33aeb6c2a734f981f9c994cc0292f 412 KB
73430e79d6df4de9055e2a7742b881d3 57bad288a6ed978346aa99e33189493c7f458a65 412 KB
0aee5668eb59912f32ff245bfa72465f 3da25de7c019095b69cbf83cbcff9841bb36feea 412 KB
69581380e69c8dce30ede2a463c912ee 4a788fd650bf50c0b218c6a2972adc2f3e2cc8ea 412 KB
49385afee6edfa0a0177be6651aadd77 194e8f47167320b3fd52d58ccb0d0911dfd32ebf 412 KB
cc065d46387e4a7e6ff99d7bb5c1769d 90d2c7545b603ba3a68c5321db1e94c54ebef13f 412 KB
ed7a6d40b20dc34be06f4ae196ae7d50 b04c928ae9d519158de97c9c42c483f984401264 412 KB
55d7a219ad8d0db8980528944152a6fd 8d1ac5c5424b24a2f79f91fb67aa4107ed766444 408 KB
0ab3c83fcb8ef6f56e4fb22089f0d3b9 fe6f2eead447c517cb737109826c64ab62d501e9 404 KB
f34eb5d4f145ed5fe50033ca3a41ed24 747f858f6012944523a8a1dcd813360a536c4efd 404 KB
f89da660c511652ee511fe3ab2f04bfc a789806ab44793bf199c9554f8cdc3e41cd78c19 376 KB
c41fe114d9d7710eda1189d304d85088 8ffe515f6f1c3579cb496b62be29c53f22c03177 280 KB
7fbe43046efdf24fc9375024e4d02ac9 0b0398dccda17ca139f22c39a62ba77f4635e94a 276 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 8.50%
Windows 8 Pro 6.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 8 3.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 2.25%
Windows 8.1 1.75%
Windows XP Home Edition 1.25%
Windows Vista Business 1.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.75%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.50%
Windows XP Professional 0.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 0.25%
Windows 8 Single Language 0.25%
24 other Windows OS version

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 58.22% of QuickTime.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 22.92%
Hewlett-Packard 18.91%
Toshiba 14.90%
ASUS 13.75%
Sony 9.74%
Acer 7.74%
Intel 4.01%
American Megatrends 1.15%
MSI 1.15%
Lenovo 1.15%
Samsung 0.86%
Sahara 0.57%
NEC 0.57%
Alienware 0.29%
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