M4V file extension - MPEG-4 video file format
What is m4v file? How to open m4v files?
File type specification:
m4v file icon:
The m4v file extension is used in Apple iTunes and other devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad) for a renamed MP4 video files.
MP4 is a container format. As any other container format like AVI (*.avi), RealMedia (rm, rmvb), QuickTime (.mov), MPEG (mpg, mpeg), Matroska (mkv, mka), OGM (ogm) it allows you to combine different multimedia streams (mostly audio and video) into one single file.
MP4 is a file extension for the container format defined in the Systems Part of the MPEG-4 standard (ISO 14496-1).
MP4 supports all kinds of multimedia content (multiple audio streams, video streams, subtitle streams, pictures) and advanced content (called "Rich Media" or "BIFS") like 2D and 3D graphics, user interactivity, DVD-like menus. MP4 is a streamable format.
The default software associated to m4v file type:
Company or developer:
iTunes is a digital media application for playing and organizing digital music and video files. Also is used to manage Apple portable devices such as iPod, iPhone and iPad. iTunes has integrated iTunes Store service, where can users buy and download digital music, videos, applications for iOS devices, audiobooks, podcasts, ringtones etc. iTunes is distributed as a free software.
Company or developer:
Apple iTunes is multimedia application distributed with Apple Mac OS X operating system. It organizes and plays digital music and videos. iTunes is also used to manage Apple's portable devices, such as iPod, iPhone and iPad.
List of software applications associated to the .m4v 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 m4v file, edit m4v file, convert m4v file, view m4v file, play m4v 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 m4v files.
- Open m4v file
- Save m4v file
- Edit m4v file
- Play m4v file
- Convert m4v file
- Create m4v file
- Import m4v file
- Export m4v file
- Recover m4v file