OGV file extension - Ogg Vorbis video file
What is ogv file? How to open ogv files?
File type specification:
ogv file icon:
The ogv file extension is associated with video compression format Ogg Vorbis. It is roughly comparable to other formats used to store and play digital music, such as mp3, vqf, aac, and other digital audio formats. It is different from these other formats because it is completely free, open, and unpatented.
The *.ogv files contain only video.
Ogg is the name of Xiph.org's container format for audio, video, and metadata. Vorbis is the name of a specific audio compression scheme that's designed to be contained in Ogg. Note that other formats are capable of being embedded in Ogg such as FLAC and Speex.
Illuminable filters will let you play your Ogg Vorbis files in Windows Media Player, and other DirectShow based players. Players not based on DirectShow do not need these filters.
The default software associated to ogv file type:
Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team
VLC media player is very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other platforms.
VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.
List of software applications associated to the .ogv 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 ogv file, edit ogv file, convert ogv file, view ogv file, play ogv file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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 ogv files.
- Open ogv file
- Play ogv file
- Convert ogv file
- Create ogv file
- Import ogv file