File Extension Library


.LRV File Extension

  • Developer by: GoPro, Inc.
  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .LRV file?

.LRV file extension is created by GoPro, Inc.. .LRV has been classified as Digital video and movie Files.

.LRV is GoPro low resolution video

The lrv file extension is associated with the GoPro HD digital cameras used for extreme-action video photography like GoPro Hero2 and Hero3.

The lrv file stores captured video by GoPro.

The lrv file uses MPEG-4 video file format, resolution 240p at 29.97 frames per second.

The low resolution video is created paralleled with high resolution video to reduce compute requirements for editing the video. After the LRV video is edited the final HD video will be generated.

If you need to playback GoPro LRV MPEG-4 video without default GoPro software, rename lrv file extension to mp4.

Now you are able to playback video in VLC Player, QuickTime Player, Windows Media Player etc.


How to open:

Use any video playback tool to view content of *.lrv files.

How to convert:

Use compatible tools to export *.lrv files to other formats.

How to Open .LRV file on different platforms

Open .LRV File on Windows

  • Right-click a .LRV
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .LRV file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .LRV files" Press "Ok"

Open .LRV File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .LRV file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .LRV File on Linux

Right click on the .LRV file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .LRV File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .LRV file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .LRV File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .LRV files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .LRV files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .LRV files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .LRV file format
  2. You need to check the .LRV file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)