Files with pyv file extension can be usually found as DRM protected video content for Microsoft PlayReady platform.

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Software that open pyv file

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PYV file extension - Microsoft PlayReady video

What is pyv file? How to open pyv files?

File type specification:

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

The pyv file extension is used for video files based on PlayReady.

Microsoft PlayReady technology is a content access and protection technology designed to meet these needs for digital entertainment content, products, services, and devices. This media type consists of video and optionally audio samples.

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The default software associated to open pyv file:

Microsoft Silverlight icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Silverlight  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Silverlight is an application framework for writing and running rich Internet applications, with features and purposes similar to those of Adobe Flash. 

Help how to open:

If Silverlight is installed in the computer, the *.pyv videos can be played back in anyweb browser.

How to convert:

As these videos are DRM protected, a conversion is unlikely.

Find conversions from pyv file:

pyv to mp4

Related links:

PlayReady MIME type overview

List of recommended software applications associated to the .pyv file extension

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with pyv file - Microsoft PlayReady video

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Silverlight. Microsoft Silverlight uses pyv file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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