Files with ifv suffix may also be old video recordings in Indeo Video Format that features video codec developed by Intel in 1992.

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

ifv file icon.ifv - Fuho 16CH Standalone DVR video backup

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Software that works with ifv file extension

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IFV file extension - Indeo Video Format

What is ifv file? How to open ifv files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

File extension ifv has been also in the past used for Indeo Video Format, a special video codec developed by Intel Corp. in 1992 and in 2000 was sold to Lingos.

Indeo Video Format is similar to H.261, or MPEG-1 video formats.

Indeo was supported by both Windows Video and Apple QuickTime software. Microsoft supported Indeo codec to Microsoft Windows XP.

It is not used anymore and probably discontinued in favor of newer formats. However some media players still support this format and some computer games still contains cutscene videos in Indeo format.

The default software associated to ifv file type:

MPlayer icon

MPlayer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  The MPlayer Team

MPlayer is movie player for Microsoft Windows, that plays variety of video formats such as MPEG, MOV, MP4, AVI, ASF, WMV, DivX, MKV etc. It is also able to use variety of output drivers for example X11, Xv, DGA, OpenGL, SVGAlib, fbdev, AAlib, DirectFB and view about 12 subtitle formats (MicroDVD, SubRip, OGM, SubViewer, Sami, VPlayer, RT, SSA, AQTitle, JACOsub, PJS and MPsub).

Help how to open IFV files:

Several multimedia players can playback videos in IFV format.

How to convert file with extension IFV:

Some multimedia converters probably support IFV format and can convert it to other formats like AVI,MPG or similar.

Find conversions from ifv file:

ifv to 3gp

ifv to avi

ifv to flv

ifv to mov

ifv to mp3

ifv to mp4

ifv to wmv

List of recommended software applications associated to the .ifv 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 ifv file, edit ifv file, convert ifv file, view ifv file, play ifv file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

  • Play ifv file

ifv file players - programs that can play ifv file - Indeo Video Format

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play ifv file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with ifv file by default:
MPlayer small icon MPlayer
Other suggested software:
QuickTime Player small icon QuickTime Player

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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