SVQ3 file format description

Many people share .svq3 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .svq3 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .svq3 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.svq3 - Sorenson Video v3

The SVQ3 video files are related to Quicktime Player. The SVQ3 file is a Sorenson Video v3. Sorenson Media is an American software company specializing in video encoding technology.

Quicktime Player
Video files
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Sorenson Video v3 related extensions:
Pelco Security Camera Video
3GPP2 Video File
Atomic3D Video
AVS Media Player MPEG Video
LICEcap Screen Capture Data
Bink Video Subtitle File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .svq3 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .svq3 files. Be especially cautious with .svq3 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .svq3 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 .svq3 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

sq3, sv3, svq

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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