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ISMV file format description

Many people share .ismv files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ismv file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ismv files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ismv - IIS Smooth Streaming Video

The ISMV video files are related to Windows Media Player. ISMV file is an IIS Smooth Streaming Video. This is an MP4 file that contains both video and audio content. If you chose to encode an IIS Smooth Streaming file, Expression Encoder creates one .ismv per bit rate. For example, if you specified that you wanted your video encoded using four different bit rates, Expression Encoder creates four .ismv files.

Windows Media Player
Video files
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IIS Smooth Streaming Video related extensions:
DigitalVDO Compressed Video
SubStation Alpha Subtitle
Advanced SubStation Alpha Subtitle
Matroska Subtitle
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro Video
Magic Lantern RAW Video

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ismv file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ismv files. Be especially cautious with .ismv files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ismv file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .ismv file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

imv, ism, ismc, isv, smv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Impatica Video
IDL iTools Saved State
InstallShield Setup Project
SigmaTel Motion Video
IIS Smooth Streaming Server Manifest Data
Synergy/DE Data Index

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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