Notes about the OGV 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 OGV file type is primarily associated with 'Ogg Vorbis' by Xiph.Org Foundation. Ogg is an open and standardized bitstream container format designed for streaming and manipulation. It was developed by the Xiph.Org Foundation. Ogg video bitstream container format. The file format can multiplex a number of separate independent open source CODECs for audio, video and text (e.g., subtitles). It usually contains the Theora CODEC for video and the Vorbis CODEC for audio. Ogg's various CODECs have been incorporated into a number of different free and commercial media players as well as portable media players from different manufacturers. Applications supporting .OGA, .OGV should support decoding from muxed Ogg streams. Macintosh File Type Code(s): OggV
Detailed information for file extension OGV:
File classification: Video
Mime type: video/oggIdentifying characters
Hex: 4F 67 67 53 , ASCII: OggS
Other applications associated with file type OGV:
- Theora (Ogg Transport Stream Video File) by Xiph.Org FoundationTheora is a free and open video compression format from the Xiph.org Foundation. It can be used to distribute film and video online and on disc without the licensing and royalty fees or vendor lock-in associated with other formats. Theora scales from postage stamp to HD resolution, and is considered particularly competitive at low bitrates. Ogg is a stream oriented wrapper for coded, linear time-based data. It provides synchronization, multiplexing, framing, error detection and seeking landmarks for the decoder and complements the raw packet format used by the Theora CODEC. The specific MIME type for the Ogg Theora profile is video/ogg. Outside of an encapsulation, the mime type video/theora may be used. This association is classified as Video. The Mime types used with this association are: video/ogg, video/theora. Related links: FSF Getting Started with Ogg Site
'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.
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System Info for File Extension .OGV
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.
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /Open
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GRETECH\GomPlayer\GOM.exe /open
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe