The .movie file extension is related to the Apple QuickTime and used for its movie files.

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

movie - Adobe Soundbooth document file

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Software that works with movie file extension

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MOVIE file extension - Apple QuickTime movie file

What is movie file? How to open movie files?

File type specification:

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

movie file icon: movie filetype icon

The MOVIE file extension is used for Apple's proprietary QuickTime format.

A *.movie file may use one oft he many types of codecs to compress the files. The latest .movie files usually use the H.264 video codec.

MIME: video/x-sgi-movie

The default software associated to movie file type:

Apple QuickTime icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple QuickTime  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Apple QuickTime is multimedia framework that as able to work with various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity.

Help how to open MOVIE files:

Most of .movie files can be played back with earlier versions of QuickTime Player, but QuickTime 7 or later is required to play back H.264-encoded video files.

How to convert file with extension MOVIE:

Generally speaking, you will need a multimedia converter if you want to convert one video format to another. You can find hundreds of converters on the internet, but their quality may vary and many may not even support every video format. So always use some of the more popular and reliable software first.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert video and movie files

List of software applications associated to the .movie file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open movie file, edit movie file, convert movie file, view movie file, play movie file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting movie files.

  • Play movie file
  • Import movie file

movie file player - programs that play movie file - Apple QuickTime movie file

Click on the link to get more information about Apple QuickTime for play movie file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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