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
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).
- .ogv file format description:
- OGV format
- Windows Media Player
- Video files
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- Ogg Video related links:
- Ogg Video related extensions:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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:
gv, orv, ogf, ofv, lgv, ov, ogg, ogc, obv
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Graphviz DOT File
- Ogg Vorbis Compressed Audio
- Windows Logger Log
- Origin Graphs Data
- ObjectScript Form
- Oracom Video File
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