File Extension WMV

.WMV File

File extension: WMV
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Notes about the WMV 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 WMV file type is primarily associated with 'Windows Media File' by Microsoft Corporation. Audio/Video Windows Media. Requires version 8+ of the Windows Media Player. Note: This file is also found as a video/audio file on the Xbox. A number of programs capture this file extension.

Detailed information for file extension WMV:


Primary association: Windows Media File
Company: Microsoft Corporation
Mime type: video/x-ms-wmv
Identifying characters Hex: 30 26 B2 75 8E 66 CF 11 A6 D9 00 AA 00 62 CE 6C , ASCII: 0& u f b l
Program ID: ASFFile , IrfanView.WMV , SlowView AVI , Winamp.File , Winamp3.File , Windows Media Video , WMVFile , and more
Related links: Media Player Formats, Xbox, Media Player for the Macintosh, Play Windows Media Files in Quicktime, FILExt CODEC and Video Player 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 .WMV

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: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: CtraxPlayer.2.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\CtrxPl.exe /Play

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.WindowsMediaFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe %1 /open

ProgramID: WMVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp5.08\Winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: WMVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\WINDOW~1\wmplayer.exe /Open %L

ProgramID: MediaSource.wmvFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Creative\MediaSource\CTCMS.exe /PlayNow %1

ProgramID: WMVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\mplayer2.exe /Play %L

ProgramID: GDiVXFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\GDivX Zenith Player\GDivX Player.exe %1

ProgramID: WMVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:7 /Open %L

ProgramID: WMVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:7 /Open

ProgramID: WMVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:7

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

ProgramID: Windows Media Video
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\media player classic\mplayerc.exe %L

ProgramID: WMVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

ProgramID: Windows Media Video
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp3.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp3\Studio.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp3.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp3\winamp3.exe %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.wmv.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Winamp\winamp.exe %1

ProgramID: RealPlayer.wmv.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Real\RealOne Player\RealPlay.exe %1

ProgramID: Morpheus.Video
EXEFile: C:\Documents and Settings\Jimmy Son\Desktop\Media Downloads\Morpheus\Morpheus.exe %1

ProgramID: CrystalPlayer.WMV
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Crystal Player\Crystal.exe %1

ProgramID: Cliprex Video File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Cliprex DVD Player Professional\cdivx.exe %L

ProgramID: ALLPlayerFile
EXEFile: D:\aaa\MarBit\ALLPlayer\ALLPlayer.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 8.0.wmv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0\ACDSee8.exe %1

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

ProgramID: Windows Media Video
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: Winamp.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe %1

ProgramID: WMVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\NCH Swift Sound\WavePad\wavepad.exe %L

ProgramID: NeroShowTime.Files.wmv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Ahead\Nero ShowTime\ShowTime.exe

ProgramID: Cliprex Video File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CLIPRE~1\Cliprex.exe

ProgramID: mplayerc.wmv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\StormPlayer\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: WMVFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\mplayer2.exe /prefetch:7 /Open

ProgramID: Media_Source_U.wmvFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Creative\MediaSource5\CTCMSu.exe /PlayNow

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

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

ProgramID: BearShare.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\BearShare Applications\BearShare\BearShare.exe

ProgramID: ACEMegaCoDecSPack.WindowsMediaFileS
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACE Mega CoDecS Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: WMP11.AssocFile.WMV
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe /prefetch:7 /Open

ProgramID: EsmasPlayer.1.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\EMPLnchr.exe /Play

ProgramID: ALShow.WMV
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ESTsoft\ALShow\ALShow.exe

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

ProgramID: iMesh.file
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\iMesh Applications\iMesh\iMesh.exe

ProgramID: ALLPlayerFile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ALLPlayer\ALLPlayer.exe

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

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

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

ProgramID: Plik wmv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\SubEdit-Player\subedit.exe

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

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

ProgramID: PDVDfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PowerDVD.exe

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

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

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

ProgramID: FantasyDVD Multimedia File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Combined Community Codec Pack\MPC\mplayerc.exe

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

ProgramID: IrfanView.WMV
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\IrfanView\i_view32.exe

ProgramID: KLCP.WMP.wmv
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe

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

ProgramID: RealPlayer.wmv.6
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Dhamu\Download\RealPlay.exe

Program Name and MIME Type Info for File Extension .WMV

FILExt has been given permission to display a Program Name/MIME type database collected by Anthony R. Nemmer. Some of this data has already been included into the main FILExt database. Those entries which have not yet been incorporated are displayed below.
Program Name Mime Type application/x-mplayer2 text/plain video/avi video/x-ms-asf

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