>> OGV file

OGV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ogv - Ogg Video

The OGV video files are related to Windows Media Player. 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).

Windows Media Player
Video files
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Ogg Video related extensions:
WebM Video
WebM VP8 Video
Corel VideoStudio Filter
Technisat Digicorder HD Video
Material eXchange Format
TiVo Video Stream

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

Can't open a .ogv 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 .ogv file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

gov, gv, igv, lgv, obv, ofv, ogc, ogd, ogf, ogg, orv, otv, ov, ovg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Oracom Video File
Windows Logger Log

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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