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

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Software that open vp9 file

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VP9 file extension - VP9 video

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.

Updated: April 21, 2024

The default software associated to open vp9 file:

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:

Use VLC player to open *.vp9 files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.vp9 files to other formats.

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

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

Programs supporting the exension vp9 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. 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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