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.XMV File Extension

File TypeXbox Media Video File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
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CategoryVideo Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an XMV file?

Video file used by some games for the Xbox console system; uses a format developed by Microsoft specifically for playback on the Xbox; typically converted from a .WMV file to the XMV format using xmvtool, a program included with the Xbox software development kit provided by Microsoft.

More Information

An open source program called Microsoft XMV demuxer can be used to demux XMV files. This program is distributed as part of FFmpeg in the source code file xmv.c.

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Programs that open XMV files
Windows
FFmpeg
Mac
FFmpeg
Linux
FFmpeg
Updated 1/9/2013

About XMV Files

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