The File Extensions Database

.MP4V File Extension

  • Developer by: Moving Picture Experts Group
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .MP4V file?

.MP4V is MPEG-4 Video

Video file format developed by MPEG (the Moving Picture Experts Group); may contain still images, video objects, and audio objects; also supports text, graphics, and synthetic sounds.

MPEG-4 is designed for three primary mediums including 1) digital television, 2) interactive graphics applications, and 3) interactive multimedia (i.e. the WWW). It is based on the MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 standards, but supports additional types of content and is more extensible.

The standard file extension for MPEG-4 video files is .MP4.

Programs that open MPEG-4 Video
Microsoft Windows Video
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Media Player Classic
Apple QuickTime Player
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
Apple QuickTime Player
Roxio Popcorn

How to solve problems with MP4V files

  • Associate the MP4V file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any MP4V file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.MP4V files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the MP4V 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 .MP4V is MPEG-4 Video. Because only the current version supports the latest MP4V file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Moving Picture Experts Group manufacturer website after an available .MP4V is MPEG-4 Video update.
  • To make sure that your MP4V file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.