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What is QuickTimePlayer.exe?

Part of QuickTime by Apple

What is it?

QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework developed by Apple Inc., capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity.
Description of quicktimeplayer.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 in remarkably high quality. QuickTime is integrated with Mac OS X, but was once an optional component during installation for earlier versions of Mac OS. QuickTime for Microsoft Windows is downloadable, either as a standalone installation or bundled with iTunes or optionally with Safari.
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How does quicktimeplayer.exe run?

Process - QuickTimePlayer.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. QuickTimePlayer.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does quicktimeplayer.exe start?

Scheduled task - QuickTimePlayer.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\{6F428983-7F89-4B43-B54F-9FA6AE20A232}'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Startup files (user) run - QuickTimePlayer.exe is registered with the run identifier 'QuickTime Player' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the quicktimeplayer.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of quicktimeplayer.exe users, 23.0% have disabled it.
How stable is QuickTime?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is QuickTimePlayer.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
1.29440% CPU12944024.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
39.65 MB RAM184.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
7,567 /min335.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
190 GDI objects126.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
2,331 context switches/sec2331.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\quicktime\quicktimeplayer.exe

Are there other versions of QuickTime?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by QuickTime.

What programs install QuickTimePlayer.exe?

QuickTime by Apple Inc.
Program URL: www.apple.com/quicktime
Program help URL: www.apple.com/support/
Install path: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\
Size: 24.22 MB
QuickTime Alternative 3.2.2 by KL Software - QuickTime Alternative is a codec package for Microsoft Windows for playing QuickTime media, normally only playable by the official QuickTime software distribution from Apple Inc. QuickTime Alternative consists of codec l
Install path: C:\Program Files\QuickTime Alternative\
Size: 36.42 MB
QuickTime Alternative 2.8.0 by KL Software - QuickTime Alternative is a codec package for Microsoft Windows for playing QuickTime media, normally only playable by the official QuickTime software distribution from Apple Inc. The main functional differences between t
Program URL: www.free-codecs.com/download/quicktime_alternative.htm
Install path: C:\Program Files\Magic Video Converter\codec\quicktime\
Size: 38.92 MB
iTunes by Apple Inc. - Apple's iTunes is a proprietary media player computer program, used for playing and organizing digital music and video files on desktop computers. It can also manage contents on iPod, iPhone and iPad. iTunes is an ap
Program URL: www.apple.com/itunes/
Program help URL: www.apple.com/support/
Install path: C:\Program Files\iTunes\
Size: 70.41 MB
Storm Codec by BaoFeng
Program URL: www.baofeng.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ringz Studio\Storm Codec
Size: 41.69 MB
BitTorrent by BitTorrent Inc. - BitTorrent is a desktop application that allows you to work with torrent files.BitTorrent allows you to download files available as torrents, search torrent sites for music, videos, books, software and other free or publ
Program URL: www.bittorrent.com
Program help URL: www.bittorrent.com/btusers/guides
Install path: C:\Program Files\BitTorrent
Size: 957.4 KB
µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc. - µTorrent is a is a free, ad-supported, lighter-weight BitTorrent client designed to consume less resources then the full BitTorrent version. Some uTorrent installs include potentially unwanted applications in the f
Program URL: www.utorrent.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\uTorrent
Size: 946.39 KB
QT Lite 4.1.0 by Codecs.com
Program URL: www.free-codecs.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\QT Lite\
Size: 64.77 MB
SmartFTP Client by SmartSoft Ltd - SmartFTP is an FTP/FTPS/SFTP/WebDAV/Amazon S3/Rapidshare client for Windows, developed by SmartSoft Ltd. Features include SSL/TLS, IPv6 and FXP support, a backup tool, a transfer queue, proxy and firewall support, multip
Program URL: www.smartftp.com
Program help URL: www.smartftp.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\SmartFTP Client\
Size: 40.63 MB
Safari by Apple Inc. - Safari is a web browser developed by Apple Inc. It is based on the WebKit engine, which is a fork of KDE's KHTML engine. Safari has a number of features. Some are specific to certain operating systems or platforms.
Program URL: www.apple.com/safari/
Program help URL: www.apple.com/support/
Install path: C:\Program Files\Safari\
Size: 40.33 MB
WinZip 15.0 by WinZip Computing, S.L. - WinZip 15 implemented new performance architecture for high-speed zipping, interface improvements with refined menu designs and more intuitive icons, new desktop ZIP/UNZIP gadget with drag-and-drop functionality. WinZip
Program URL: www.winzip.com/wzgate.cgi?lang=ES&url=www.winzip.com
Program help URL: www.winzip.com/wzgate.cgi?lang=EN&url=www.winzip.com/contact.htm
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinZip\
Size: 32.46 MB
K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 9.9.0 by Codec Guide - K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of audio and video codecs for Microsoft Windows that enables the operating system and its software to play various audio and video formats generally not supported by the operating system
Program URL: codecguide.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\
Size: 64.37 MB
SnapPea by Wandou Labs
Program URL: snappea.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WandouLabs
Size: 44.12 MB
QuickTime (02010) by Apple Inc.
Program URL: www.apple.com
Program help URL: www.apple.com/support/
Install path: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\
Vista Codec Package by Shark007
Program URL: shark007.net
Program help URL: www.msfn.org/board/Vista-Codec-Package-f156.html
Install path: C:\Program Files\VistaCodecPack\
Size: 49.41 MB

What else is related?

QuickTime Stability

quicktimeplayer.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

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File details

File name: QuickTimePlayer.exe
Publisher: Apple Inc. (verified)
Name: QuickTime
Description: QuickTime Player
Version: 7.6.9 (Dev)
Product version: QuickTime 7.6.9 (1680.9)
Size: 1.18 MB
Original file name: QuickTimePlayer.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Apple Inc.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 5/17/2009
Expiration date: 6/26/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 2.8005853186%
Privileged CPU: 1.5061829088%
User CPU: 1.29440240980862%
Total CPU time: 1,685 ms
Total CPU time /min: 1,665 ms
Privileged CPU time: 889.21 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 879 ms
User CPU time: 795.61 ms
User CPU time /min: 786 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,655,088,117
CPU cycle count /min: 1,533,593,630
Context switches /sec: 2,331
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 255.99 MB
Peak committed memory: 265.95 MB
Paged memory: 39.65 MB
Peak paged memory: 41.1 MB
Paged system memory: 359.39 KB
Non-paged system memory: 26.02 KB
Working set memory: 51.47 MB
Peak working set memory: 51.48 MB
Min working set memory: 51.44 MB
Private memory: 39.65 MB
Page faults: 21,016
Page faults /min: 20,767
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7,639
Read operations /min: 7,548
Total read transfer: 4.16 MB
Read transfer /min: 4.11 MB
Total write operations: 19
Write operations /min: 19
Total write transfer: 4.27 KB
Write transfer /min: 4.22 KB
Total other operations: 52,674
Other operations /min: 52,049
Total other transfer: 1.59 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.57 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 190
Peak GDI objects: 194
USER objects: 119
Peak USER objects: 122
Handle count average: 832
Thread count average: 24

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: \{6F428983-7F89-4B43-B54F-9FA6AE20A232}

Startup files (user) run details

Name: QuickTime Player
Command: C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe

Network connectivity

TCP: nwk-qtsoftware.apple.com on port 54579
UDP: LISTENING on port 53474
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: ec3d1a16e221e6b27850fdd278eb6929
SHA-1: db3192cd206e04a8bc19f6ceac8de21e005ca1ef
SHA-256: 7d1ac0f71ce183f2484d04e292d2aee69262c16b7aa1480cbe0261b2b4b7fd7e

PE image details

File entropy: 4.42722
File packed: No
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