MQV File - opening and understanding

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

What is a MQV file?

A .MQV file is a Sony / Mobile Quicktime Video file. Through our analysis of MQV files, we know that one use of the format is Sony / Mobile Quicktime Video. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open MQV 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 MQV for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension MQV

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
MplayerMplayerUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
UMPlayerUMPlayerUser submitted
ChocoPlayerChocoPlayerUser submitted
QuickTime AlternativeQuickTime AlternativeUser submitted
TOK PlayerTOK PlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MQV-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 MQV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!