Did your computer fail to open a M3U8 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .M3U8 files.
What is a M3U8 file?
A .M3U8 file is an Extended M3U playlist 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.We have not yet verified any programs for Windows that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
Suggest another file format using extension M3U8
While we know of one file format using the .M3U8 file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .M3U8 file.
Various M3U8 file openers, viewers, etc.
These apps are known to open certain types of M3U8 files. Remember, different programs may use M3U8 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.