What are CMV files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a CMV file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CMV files.
What is a CMV file?
CMV files have multiple uses, and CMV compressed data is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
CMV compressed data
These CMV files contain the compressed files created in CMV, a compression software created by Mauro Vezzosi. CMV files focus more on compression ratio than on speed. It is a single file compressor and not an archiver.
How to open CMV files
Important: Different programs may use files with the CMV file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CMV file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested four different CMV openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: February 24, 2023
All known file formats using extension .CMV
While CMV compressed data is a popular type of CMV-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CMV file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
Corel Move Animation
We know that one CMV format is Corel Move Animation. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Electronic Arts Video File
We know that one CMV format is Electronic Arts Video File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
CMV opener for Windows
We have identified one CMV opener that is compatible with this specific type of CMV file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of CMV files. Remember, different programs may use CMV files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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