Files with vp3 file extension can be found as videos in the VP3 video compression file format.

There is one other file type using
the VP3 file extension!

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Detailed description

Software that open vp3 file

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VP3 file extension - VP3 encoded video

What is vp3 file? How to open vp3 files?

File type specification:

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

The vp3 file extension is most likely best known for its use for the VP3 encoding video file format developed by On2 Technologies.

The VP3 format was included in the On2 Flix product line used as encoding and publishing solution for Adobe Flash Player and JavaFX, available as application software, plug-ins and software development kits for servers, desktops, and browsers.

On2 Flix Engine also supports H.264 formats for Flash Player as well as for iPhone and iPod compatible QuickTime video.

The On2 was acquired by Google that integrated On2's technologies to its products.

VP3 video format was replaced by Theora format.

This vp3 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open vp3 file:

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:

It is likely you can playback these files using any device with Flash Player.

How to convert:

Possibly can be converted to other video formats, provided you find a converter that still supports this format.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .vp3 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 vp3 file, edit vp3 file, convert vp3 file, view vp3 file, play vp3 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

vp3 file players - programs that can play vp3 file - VP3 encoded video

Programs supporting the exension vp3 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play vp3 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with vp3 file by default:
MPlayer small icon MPlayer
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows Media Player small icon Microsoft Windows Media Player


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