The vp9 file extension is related to the video data encoded by Google VP9 video codec.

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VP9 file extension - VP9 video codec file

What is vp9 file? How to open vp9 files?

File type specification:

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

The vp9 file extension is associated with the VP9 a high resolution video codec developed by Google used to encode video data on the Internet supported by Google Chrome, Chromium, Firefox browsers etc.

The vp9 file stores video data encoded by Google VP9 codec.

VP9 video data can be included to Matroska and WebM multimedia containers.

The default software associated to vp9 file type:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

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.

Help how to open VP9 files:

Many common video formats can be played back with some universal media player like VLC player. However, some highly specialized and proprietary formats may only be supported in certain players that are usually provided by the original developer.

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

How to convert file with extension VP9:

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 recommended software applications associated to the .vp9 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 vp9 file, edit vp9 file, convert vp9 file, view vp9 file, play vp9 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Play vp9 file

vp9 file players - programs that can play vp9 file - VP9 video codec file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play vp9 file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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