MSWMM File - opening and understanding

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

What is a MSWMM file?

A .MSWMM file is a Windows Movie Maker project file. MSWMM is an acronym for Microsoft Windows Movie Maker. Files that contain the .mswmm file extension usually hold project files that contain pointers to various media files that have been created with the Microsoft Windows Movie Maker software.

The Microsoft Windows Movie Maker software allows users to create, edit, and share movies that they may make at home using either a digital or analog video recorder. The MSWMM file does not contain any actual media content. It only contains the location of the actual media files that the MSWMM file references.

Oftentimes users prefer to change an MSWMM file into another file format since the MSWMM file format is limited in its versatility.

How to open MSWMM 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 MSWMM for different purposes. We have identified 2 MSWMM openers for Windows that is compatible with this specific type of MSWMM file.

Programs that open these files

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services 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 MSWMM

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

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of MSWMM files. Remember, different programs may use MSWMM 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
Movie MakerMovie MakerUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
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iTunesiTunesUser submitted
QuickTimeQuickTimeUser submitted
Windows Movie Maker Enhancement PackWindows Movie Maker Enhancement PackUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with MSWMM-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 MSWMM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!