QTA file format description

Many people share .qta files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .qta file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .qta files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.tar - Tape Archive

The TAR archive files are related to TAR. The TAR file is a Tape Archive. The Tape Archive (TAR) file format is a type of archive file format used to archive UNIX-like files while preserving file system information such as dates, directory structures, and permissions.

Archive files
- / -
gtar, qta, qtar, ustar
Tape Archive related extensions:
Tape Archive
Tape Archive Split Archive

Naturally, other applications may also use the .qta file extension. Even harmful programs can create .qta files. Be especially cautious with .qta files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .qta file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .qta file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

qa, qat, qt, qtw, qtx, qtz, ta

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Sony Xperia Flash Tool Trima Area Data
GPS Quality Assessment Data
Quartz Composer Composition
Qtext Text Document
QuickTime Extension
QuickTime Movie

Operating systems

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