AMV stands for Anime Music Video. Files that contain the the .amv file extension are compressed video files. AMV files are most commonly used by portable media players that have been created in China. These files are saved with low resolution in order to fit onto the screen of the media device that the video file is being played on.
Although the files were created for portable media devices, AMV files can also be played on a computer. The AMV file format is a proprietary video format that was produced for certain MP3 and MP4 players with video playback functionality.
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