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What are RMVB files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a RMVB file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your RMVB files.

What is a RMVB file?

A .RMVB file is a RealVideo Variable Bitrate file.

Files that contain the .rmvb extension contain video files that can be played on a user's personal computer. The acronym "RMVB" stands for "RealMedia Variable Bitrate". RealNetworks Inc created the format.

The RMVB file format is perfect for distributing movies on the Web, as the file sizes are smaller than the traditional video formats even though the video quality is superior. This file format has become very popular in the distribution of Anime and Asian movies. File sharing programs such as BitTorrent and Emule are known to use the RMVB format along with other P2P file formats.

How to open RMVB files

We have identified three RMVB openers that are compatible with this specific type of RMVB file.

Programs that open RealVideo Variable Bitrate files

Last updated: December 22, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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