File Extension FMV

.FMV File

File extension: FMV
File type: Full Motion Video File


Notes about the FMV file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The FMV file type is primarily associated with 'Bink Tools' by RAD Game Tools, Inc.. Bink is a "better-than-MPEG-II" class codec. Bink produces higher-quality than MPEG-II and is up to three times faster than other software decoders. This true-color codec is used by many game developers.

Detailed information for file extension FMV:


Primary association: Bink Tools
Company: RAD Game Tools, Inc.

Other applications associated with file type FMV:

  • Famtasia (Movie Capture), [Japanese link] A Nintendo emulator. , This association is classified as Video. The identifying characters used for this association are - Hex: 46 4D 56 1A , ASCII: FMV Related links: FMV File Format Description
  • Frame Vector MetafileProgram ID: CorelDRAW.Graphic.11
  • FrameMaker (Picture) by Adobe Systems IncorporatedBitmap or vector graphic.
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .FMV

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: CorelDRAW.Graphic.11, FileType: CorelDRAW 11.0 Graphic, AppName: CorelDRAW(R)
EXEFile: coreldrw.exe


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