>> MOVIE file

MOVIE file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.mov - QuickTime Movie

The MOV video files are related to QuickTime Player. MOV file is a QuickTime Movie. The MOV is a multimedia container file that contains one or more tracks, each of which store a particular type of data, such as audio, video, effects, or text (for subtitles, for example).

QuickTime Player
Video files
- / -
moov, movie, qt, qtm
QuickTime Movie related extensions:
cVideo Video File
LogMeIn Pro Remote Control Session Recording
Sony MicroMV Video
HDD Camcorder Time-Stamp Data
HDD Camcorder Video Data

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

Can't open a .movie 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.

Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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