The File Extensions Database


.M2V File Extension

  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .M2V file?

.M2V is MPEG-2 Video

Video only (without audio) encoded using MPEG-2 compression

Programs that open MPEG-2 Video
Windows
File Viewer Plus
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Nullsoft Winamp
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
CyberLink PowerDVD 17
CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultra
VideoLAN VLC media player
Mac
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
VideoLAN VLC media player
Linux
VideoLAN VLC media player

How to solve problems with M2V files

  • Associate the M2V file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any M2V file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.M2V files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the M2V 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 .M2V is MPEG-2 Video. Because only the current version supports the latest M2V file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .M2V is MPEG-2 Video update.
  • To make sure that your M2V file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.