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Details of extension .ogv

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Ogg Video

The OGV file is an Ogg Video. Ogg is a patent-free, fully open multimedia bitstream container format designed for efficient streaming and file compression (storage).
Category: Video files
Application: Windows Media Player
Program name: mplayer.exe
Mime-type: video/ogg
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie
Autodesk Animator FLIC File
QuickTime Movie
Mpeg Video
Multimedia Viewer Book
RealMedia File
MicroDVD Subtitle Format File
SubRip Subtitle
Mpeg-4 Video Container

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .ogv filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ogf (1), ogc (1), obv (1), igv (1), ovg (1), otv (1), ogg (1), ogd (1), ofv (1), lgv (1), gv (1), ov (1), orv (1)

Can't open a .ogv file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ogv

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