M2V File Type

- The quick facts

What are M2V files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a M2V 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 a M2V file?

A .M2V file is a MPEG-2 Video Stream file.

An M2V file is a MPEG-2 video file that contains no audio or subtitles.

MPEG files consist of several "streams" of data, where two of them are Video and Audio. An M2V file contains the video part, whereas the audio stream can be stored in e.g. an M2A-file or a WAV-file. You will seldomly come across standalone .M2V files unless you work with systems operating with separate MPEG data streams, which could e.g. be DVD-authoring software.

How to open M2V files

We have identified 2 M2V openers that are compatible with this specific type of M2V file.

Programs that open MPEG-2 Video Stream files

Last updated: March 13, 2022

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of M2V files. Remember, different programs may use M2V 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 ConverterUser submitted
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
WinampWinampUser submitted
BSPlayerBSPlayerUser submitted
SyncUPSyncUPUser submitted
PowerDVDPowerDVDUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted

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