M4E File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a M4E file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .M4E files.

What is a M4E file?

A .M4E file is a MPEG-4 Video file. A file with the .M4E file extension is usually an MP4 video file. It has exactly the same benefits as MP4 files, as they are exactly the same, but just using a different file suffix. The file can contain different streams of data, including audio, video, images, and subtitles. Any video player should be able to play it - if not, try renaming it to .mp4 instead.

How to open M4E files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension M4E for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different M4E openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension M4E

While we know of one file format using the .M4E 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 .M4E file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of M4E files. Remember, different programs may use M4E files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
Free File ViewerFree File ViewerUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
iTunesiTunesUser submitted
RealOne PlayerRealOne PlayerUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
RealTimesRealTimesUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with M4E-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with M4E-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!