File Extension M4V

.M4V File

File extension: M4V
File type: Video File


Notes about the M4V file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The M4V file type is primarily associated with 'MPEG-4'. You often see BIFS associated with MPEG-4. BIFS stands for "Binary Format for Scenes". BIFS provides a complete framework for the presentation engine of MPEG-4 terminals. Play MP4 files with various players; just download the correct CODEC from the player's Website. For a summary of how to view an MPEG-4 movie on a Sony PSP, see the FAQ.

Detailed information for file extension M4V:


Primary association: MPEG-4
Identifying characters Hex: 00 00 00 , ASCII:
Related links: MPEG-4 Industry Forum, FILExt Video FAQ
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .M4V

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: ACDSee 7.0.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: QuickTime.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QUICKT~1\QuickTimePlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: iTunes.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\iTunes\iTunes.exe /open %L

ProgramID: QuickTime.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe

ProgramID: m4vfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: totalplayer.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Total Video Player\tvp.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee 8.0.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0\ACDSee8.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee Pro.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0.Pro\ACDSee8Pro.exe

ProgramID: totalplayer.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Total Video Converter\tvp.exe

ProgramID: Microsoft.Zune.1.M4V
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Zune\Zune.exe /Open

ProgramID: iTunes.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QuickTime\iTunes.exe /open

ProgramID: GomPlayer.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GRETECH\GomPlayer\GOM.exe /open

ProgramID: Democracy.Player.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Participatory Culture Foundation\Democracy Player\Democracy.exe

ProgramID: ZPM4VFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee 9.0.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\9.0\ACDSeeQV.exe

ProgramID: MP4FILE
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /Open

ProgramID: GomPlayer.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\_Media\Players\GomPlayer\GOM.exe /open

ProgramID: Miro.1
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Participatory Culture Foundation\Miro\Miro.exe

ProgramID: m4vfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: qvodplayer.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\QvodPlayer\QvodPlayer.exe -localfile

ProgramID: AVSVIDEO
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AVSMedia\DVDPlayer\AVSDVDPlayer.exe

ProgramID: KMPlayer.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\The KMPlayer\KMPlayer.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\5.0\ACDSee5.exe

ProgramID: RealPlayer.MP4.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe

ProgramID: m4vfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Combined Community Codec Pack\MPC\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: tigerplayer.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MpcStar\mpcstar.exe

ProgramID: Winamp.PlayList
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp\Winamp.exe

ProgramID: iTunes.m4v
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\iTunes.exe /open

ProgramID: RealPlayer.MP4.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealOne Player\RealPlay.exe

ProgramID: AVSVIDEO
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\AVS4YOU\AVSDVDPlayer\AVSDVDPlayer.exe

ProgramID: iTunes.m4r
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\iTunes\iTunes.exe /open

ProgramID: MPlayerFileVideo
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MPlayer\mplayer\smplayer_portable.exe

ProgramID: WMP11.AssocFile.MP4
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:6 /Open


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