.ML20 File Extension

MSN Webcam Recorder Video

Developer Ramiro Polla
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What is an ML20 file?

An ML20 file is a video recorded using MSN Webcam Recorder. It contains footage streamed using MSN Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, or aMSN's Webcam feature. ML20 files cannot be opened by most popular media players.

More Information

MSN Webcam Recorder was an open-source tool that MSN Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, and aMSN users could use to record the videos they and their contacts streamed within Messenger. The program automatically detected when a user or a contact they were chatting with began streaming using Messenger's Webcam feature. Then, it saved the users' streamed video as ML20 files.

NOTE: ML20 files are named after the ML20 video codec that MSN Messenger and its siblings used to encode and decode video files.

How to open an ML20 file

MSN Webcam Recorder is discontinued, but you can open ML20 videos in VLC media player. You can also convert them to a more usable video format using FFmpeg.

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Programs that open ML20 files

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