Opening RMVB files

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

What is a RMVB 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". The format was created by RealNetworks Inc.

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.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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