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VP8 file format description

Many people share .vp8 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .vp8 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .vp8 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vp8 - WebM VP8 Video

The VP8 video files are related to VLC Media Player. VP8 file is a WebM VP8 Video. VP8 is a video compression format owned by Google and created by On2 Technologies as a successor to VP7.

VLC Media Player
Video files
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WebM VP8 Video related extensions:
Corel VideoStudio Filter
Technisat Digicorder HD Video
Material eXchange Format
TiVo Video Stream
TiVo DVR Video
Tenvis IPROBOT 3 V264 Video

Naturally, other applications may also use the .vp8 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .vp8 files. Be especially cautious with .vp8 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .vp8 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 .vp8 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

cp8, fp8, p8, pv8, v8, v8p, vp, vpi, vpo, vpu

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

ACDSee Photo Manager Internal Data
XtalView Xfit Viewpoint Data
Virtual Pascal OS/2 Unit
Autodesk 3D Studio Max Video Posting Data
CP8 256 Grayscale Image
Corel Ventura Publisher Publication

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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