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What are AMV files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AMV file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an AMV file?

An .AMV file is an Actions Media Video file.

AMV is short for Actions Media Video, a proprietary video file format used in Chinese MP3 and MP4 players. It is presumed the format was created to avoid patents and licensing costs of similar, wider recognized multimedia formats.

How to open AMV files

We have identified two AMV openers that are compatible with this specific type of AMV file.

Programs that open Actions Media Video files

Last updated: February 24, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of AMV files. Remember, different programs may use AMV files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterVerified
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerVerified
K-Lite Mega Codec PackK-Lite Mega Codec PackVerified
Wondershare Video EditorWondershare Video EditorVerified
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
AVS Media PlayerAVS Media PlayerUser submitted
AMV PlayerAMV PlayerUser submitted
5KPlayer5KPlayerUser submitted

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