QTZ file extension is mainly found on files on Mac OS X platform. These files are used by the Core graphics framework including Quartz 2D and Quartz Composer.

There is one other file type using
the QTZ file extension!

qtz file icon.qtz - QuaSZ texture file

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Software that works with qtz file extension

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QTZ file extension - MAC OS X Quartz graphics file

What is qtz file? How to open qtz files?

File type specification:

System file type icon System file type

qtz file icon: qtz filetype icon

The QTZ file extension is related to Quartz graphics layer, a special part of MAC OS X. Core Graphics framework: Quartz 2D and Quartz Composer. It includes both a 2D renderer in Core Graphics and the composition engine that sends instructions to the graphics card. Because of this vertical nature, Quartz is often interchanged synonymously with Core Graphics.

The default software associated to qtz file type:

Mac OS X icon

Apple, Inc. logo Mac OS X  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Apple, Inc.

OS X or Mac OS X is Unix-based operating system developed by Apple Inc. for Macintosh computers. It contains basic core applications for everyday use, such as Finder basic file manager, Safari for Internet browsing, QuickTime for video, iTunes for managing audio data and iPod, iOS devices management , iMessage instant messaging, Mail, Contacts, Calendar and many more.

The latest version 10.11 of OS X is called El Capitan. It is available to purchase on Mac App Store as well as is distributed with new Mac computers and notebooks. It includes features to improve the security, performance, design and usability.

OS X operating system was replaced by new macOS in 2016!

Help how to open QTZ files:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to open the system files, there is usually no way to directly open or access system files as their functionality is only as part of the operating system.

Any attempts to edit system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

How to convert file with extension QTZ:

Unless there are suggested applications listed below the extension description, that are able to convert the system files, there is usually no way to convert system files into any other file format.

Any attempts to rename system files is strongly discouraged, as it can cause the system to be corrupted and not work properly.

List of software applications associated to the .qtz file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open qtz file, edit qtz file, convert qtz file, view qtz file, play qtz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the qtz files.

  • Open qtz file
  • Save qtz file
  • Edit qtz file
  • View qtz file
  • Create qtz file
  • Print qtz file

Software that open qtz file - MAC OS X Quartz graphics file

Click on the link to get more information about Mac OS X for open qtz file action.

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