The File Extensions Database


.IVM File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .IVM file?

.IVM is Interactive Visual Media video format

The ivm file extension is mainly related to IVM (Interactive Visual Media) is a interactive video format developed by IVM Lab, a video technology company located in the Silicon Valley.

The goal of this video format is to bridge the gap between the audience and content publishers by providing an interface for interaction and communication, and enhance the user experience of watching video programs.

This ivm file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

You should be able to playback these files using Windows Media Player, or maybe other popular media players.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.ivm files to other formats.

How to solve problems with IVM files

  • Associate the IVM file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any IVM file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.IVM files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the IVM file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .IVM is Interactive Visual Media video format. Because only the current version supports the latest IVM file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft Corporation manufacturer website after an available .IVM is Interactive Visual Media video format update.
  • To make sure that your IVM file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.