VP6 File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a VP6 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .VP6 files.

What is a VP6 file?

A .VP6 file is a VP6 encoded video file. Files that contain the .vp6 file extension are most commonly used for Internet video and Flash video files.The VP6 file format is an encoded video file format that was created by On2 Technologies and it is the primary video format used for Adobe Flash Player 8 and 9.

The VP6 file format allows for the encoding of high-resolution video files, including 1920 x 1080 HD video streams. It offers faster encoding, smaller file sizes, quicker downloads, and easier playback of Internet and Flash video files.

How to open VP6 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 VP6 for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different VP6 openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension VP6

While we know of one file format using the .VP6 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 .VP6 file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of VP6 files. Remember, different programs may use VP6 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
5KPlayer5KPlayerUser submitted
Zoom PlayerZoom PlayerUser submitted
QQ PlayerQQ PlayerUser submitted
Haihaisoft Universal PlayerHaihaisoft Universal PlayerUser submitted
QvodPlayerQvodPlayerUser submitted
QQPlayerQQPlayerUser submitted
GOMPLAYERGOMPLAYERUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
SPlayerSPlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with VP6-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 VP6-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!