WVX File - opening and understanding

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

What is a WVX file?

A .WVX file is a Windows Media Video shortcut file. Files with file extension .wmx are usually shortcut-files used by Windows Media Player. The shortcut file does not contain any video data but instead points to a Windows Media Video file.

How to open WVX 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 WVX for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension WVX

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
Photo GalleryPhoto GalleryUser submitted
GOMPLAYERGOMPLAYERUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
PotPlayerPotPlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
ChocoPlayerChocoPlayerUser submitted
Zoom PlayerZoom PlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with WVX-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 WVX-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!