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Details of extension .amv

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .amv file?
  • Which program can create the .amv file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .amv format?
  • What can convert .amv files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .amv extension?
AMV Encoded Video .amv file icon

AMV Encoded Video

The AMV file is an AMV Encoded Video. AMV is a video file format, produced for use in Chinese MP3/MP4/MTV Players.
Category: Video files
Application: AMV Codec Tools
Program name: -
Mime-type: video/x-amv
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.mpg Mpeg Video
.wmv Windows Media Video
.dinfo DivX Temporary Video Info
.mswmm Microsoft Windows Movie Maker Project
.scs ScreenCam Script

Other types of files may also use the .amv file extension. If you have helpful information about .amv extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.amb Radiance Ambient Data
.zmv ZSNES Movie
.amd ASCET XML Model Description
.avm QAvimator Document
.amc Ant Movie Catalog Data
.wmv Windows Media Video

The .amv filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

amb (1), alv (1), zmv (1), wmv (1), mv (1), avm (1), anv (1), amf (1), amc (1), am (1), ahv (1), xmv (1), qmv (1), mav (1), av (1)

Can't open a .amv file?

If you want to open a .amv file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .amv association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.amv

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android