Files with m3u8 suffix are playlists saved in special M3U UTF-8 (Unicode) text playlist format. Playlists do not contain any multimedia content, just the list of songs or other multimedia files. Playable in almost every media player.
Software that works with m3u8 file extension
M3U8 file extension - UTF-8 M3U playlist
What is m3u8 file? How to open m3u8 files?
File type specification:
m3u8 file icon:
File extension m3u8 is commonly used for m3u playlists in UTF-8 (Unicode) format, which are used by various media players.
M3U (Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 Uniform Resource Locator, MP3 URL) is a computer file format that stores multimedia playlists.
You can find more information about MP3 playlists in the m3u file extension entry.
The default software associated to m3u8 file type:
Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team
Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and 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 .m3u8 file extension
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that can be done with the file: like open m3u8 file, edit m3u8 file, convert m3u8 file, view m3u8 file, play m3u8 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
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- Open m3u8 file
- Edit m3u8 file
- Play m3u8 file
- Create m3u8 file
Software that open m3u8 file - UTF-8 M3U playlist
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