Opening M3U8 files

Did your computer fail to open a M3U8 file? We explain what M3U8 files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your M3U8 files.

What is a M3U8 file?

Files with the .m3u8 file extension contain MP3 playlist files. These files are used by a variety of media applications and online radio stations. These files contain a playlist of songs including the names of the songs and the song locations. These files do not contain any actual audio data. M3U8 files are stored in a plain-text format. Files with the .m3u8 extension are a unicode version of the M3U file format.

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.

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