How to open MTV files

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

What is a MTV file?

Files that contain the .mtv file extension are most commonly used to play videos on portable MP4 players that have been made in China. The file format allows manufacturers to create the players without increasing the cost due to license royalties.

The MTV files that are used by these players display a series of raw rgb 465/555 images in conjunction with MP3 audio files. The image quality is sacrificed, however, due to the low frame rate and image resolution of this particular file format.

The MTV Music Generator gaming software also uses the .mtv file suffix. These MTV files contain game files that can be played with the MTV Music Generator software program.

Software that will open, convert or fix MTV files

These apps are known to open certain types of MTV files. Since many different programs may use MTV files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific MTV file.

VideoLAN VLC media playerVideoLAN VLC media playerVerified
KMPlayerKMPlayerVerified
ImageMagickImageMagickVerified
AVS Media PlayerAVS Media PlayerUser submitted
FLV and Media PlayerFLV and Media PlayerUser submitted
VideoPad Video EditorVideoPad Video EditorUser submitted
Torrent Video PlayerTorrent Video PlayerUser submitted
iTudouiTudouUser submitted
KeyplayerKeyplayerUser submitted
1 Media Player1 Media PlayerUser submitted
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We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with MTV-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!