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h2. Summary

| Name | {color:#000000}QuickTake{color}\\ |
| Description | Image format for Apple QuickTake digital cameras |
| MIME Type(s) | application/ \\ |
| PRONOM ID(s) | (none) \\ |
| UDFR ID(s) | \(?) |
| File extension(s) | qtk |
| Wikipedia page(s) | [|] |
| Format specification | No spec. known. |

h2. Description

A summary of the format, focussing on digital preservation concerns.

h2. Format issues

h3. Issue 1

Difficult to access, but supported by [dcraw|].

* [Opening Apple QuickTake .QTK Images|]

{color:#000000}There is apparently enough info on the web to deal with that format, try here{color}
{color:#000000}or try Image Converter by Bitten Apps, the current changelog specifically states "Fixed a bug where the application would refuse to open QuickTake PICT files."{color}

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h3. Issue 2

List of know preservation issues amd risks that this format can suffer from.

h2. User Experiences


h3. Apple Quicktake

{color:#000000}Now there's an obsolete format. From Apple's abortive foray into the very early days of digital photography. I have a stack of them from a trip to Australia many years ago. The filetype is .pict but \[typically Apple\] a proprietory version of .pict that nothing else can read and \[also typically Apple\] support for the format has been dropped from Quicktime since the pre-OSX days.{color}

{color:#000000}Not much hope for file formats surviving into the future when even their own progenitors abandon them, after a few years\!{color}

(From [|] but see follow-up post above)

h2. News Feeds

Links to places to find out when this format changes.

h2. Tools

Cross-references to tools that support this format.