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Details of extension .gifv

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Imgur GIF Video File

The GIFV file is an Imgur GIF Video File. Gif files that users upload to the Imgur website are automatically converted into the background to mp4 files. They get the gifv extension but they are essentially mp4 files.
Category: Video files
Application: Imgur
Program name: -
Mime-type: video/mp4
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Mpeg-4 Video Container
H.264 Bitstream

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

GfsView Data
CompuServe Bitmap Image
CompuServe Bitmap Image
Indeo Format Video

The .gifv filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

gif (1), ifv (1), gfv (1)

Can't open a .gifv file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.gifv

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android