OGM File - opening and understanding

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

What is an OGM file?

Files that contain the .ogm file extension normally store Ogg media files. The Ogg media file format is a free, open container file format that was created by the Xiph.Org Foundation offering unrestricted software patents. The file format was initially designed to offer the ability to efficiently stream high quality videos over the Web.

The OGM file format is a compressed video container file format. The files can contain streams of audio and video data as well as text and metadata. OGM files use the Ogg Vorbis compression technology and contain audio and video stream files that can be played on a user's computer.

How to open OGM 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 OGM for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension OGM

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

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of OGM files. Remember, different programs may use OGM 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
Free File ConverterFree File ConverterUser submitted
Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterUser submitted
VideoLAN VLC media playerVideoLAN VLC media playerUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
OperaOperaUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
BSPlayerBSPlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with OGM-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 OGM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!