The quality-of-service class for tasks that the user does not track actively.
- iOS 8.0+
- macOS 10.10+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+Beta
- tvOS 9.0+
- watchOS 2.0+
- Xcode 6.0.1+
Utility tasks have a lower priority than default, user-initiated, and user-interactive tasks, but a higher priority than background tasks. Assign this quality-of-service class to tasks that do not prevent the user from continuing to use your app. For example, you might assign this class to long-running tasks whose progress the user does not follow actively.
The quality-of-service class for user-interactive tasks, such as animations, event handling, or updating your app's user interface.
The quality-of-service class for tasks that prevent the user from actively using your app.
The quality-of-service class for maintenance or cleanup tasks that you create.
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