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What are X-MS-WMV files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a X-MS-WMV file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a X-MS-WMV file?

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

While we do not yet describe the X-MS-WMV 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 X-MS-WMV 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 X-MS-WMV files

Important: Different programs may use files with the X-MS-WMV file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your X-MS-WMV file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 16 different X-MS-WMV openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

JRiver Media CenterJRiver Media CenterUser submitted
SoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeSoftCamp Secure KeyStrokeUser submitted
Media CenterMedia CenterUser submitted
dBpowerAMP Music ConverterdBpowerAMP Music ConverterUser submitted
yessign7 ActiveX Controlyessign7 ActiveX ControlUser submitted
K-Defense - Anti-KeyloggerK-Defense - Anti-KeyloggerUser submitted
yessign7 ActiveX Controlyessign7 ActiveX ControlUser submitted
mediamediaUser submitted
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator DriverIntel Graphics Media Accelerator DriverUser submitted
HDtracks Download ManagerHDtracks Download ManagerUser submitted
yessign7 XML ActiveX Controlyessign7 XML ActiveX ControlUser submitted
PunkBuster ServicesPunkBuster ServicesUser submitted
Contextual Tool ExtrafindContextual Tool ExtrafindUser submitted
USB Multi-Channel Audio DeviceUSB Multi-Channel Audio DeviceUser submitted
INISafeWebINISafeWebUser submitted
dBpoweramp Windows Media Audio CodecdBpoweramp Windows Media Audio CodecUser submitted

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