PLAY File - opening and understanding

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

What is a PLAY file?

The PLAY file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the PLAY file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the PLAY file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about PLAY files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open PLAY 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 PLAY for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 13 different PLAY openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

MP4 PlayerMP4 PlayerUser submitted
YouTube Video DownloaderYouTube Video DownloaderUser submitted
YouTube DownloaderYouTube DownloaderUser submitted
YouTube Video Downloader ProYouTube Video Downloader ProUser submitted
MP4 ConverterMP4 ConverterUser submitted
FLV DownloaderFLV DownloaderUser submitted
TubeDownloadTubeDownloadUser submitted
PlaygroundPlaygroundUser submitted
MP4 DownloaderMP4 DownloaderUser submitted
Youtube Downloader PROYoutube Downloader PROUser submitted
MP4 Downloader ProMP4 Downloader ProUser submitted
FLV Downloader ProFLV Downloader ProUser submitted
YTDYTDUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

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!