Opening OGM files

Did your computer fail to open an OGM file? We explain what OGM files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your OGM files.

What is an OGM file?

Files that contain the .ogm file extension normally store Ogg media files. The Ogg media file format is a free, open container file format that was created by the Xiph.Org Foundation offering unrestricted software patents. The file format was initially designed to offer the ability to efficiently stream high quality videos over the Web.

The OGM file format is a compressed video container file format. The files can contain streams of audio and video data as well as text and metadata. OGM files use the Ogg Vorbis compression technology and contain audio and video stream files that can be played on a user's computer.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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