The File Extensions Database


.M5M File Extension

  • Developer by: MOTU, Inc.
  • Category: Audio and sound Files

What is an .M5M file?

.M5M is MachFive audio

The m5m file extension is related to the MachFive, a software for Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X that allows users to compose music, developed by MOTU.

The m5m file stores audio data.


How to open:

Use MachFive to open *.m5m files.

How to convert:

Some apps are able to transform m5m format to other audio formats.

How to solve problems with M5M files

  • Associate the M5M file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any M5M file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.M5M files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the M5M 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 .M5M is MachFive audio. Because only the current version supports the latest M5M file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the MOTU, Inc. manufacturer website after an available .M5M is MachFive audio update.
  • To make sure that your M5M file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.