File Extension Library

.MQV File Extension

  • Developer by: Sony
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .MQV file?

.MQV file extension is created by Sony. .MQV has been classified as Video Files.

.MQV is Sony Movie Format File

Proprietary movie format used by Sony devices, such as the the Clie PDA; similar to a .MP4 video file, but uses a different encoding method; playable with Apple QuickTime Player 6 or later.

MQV files can be played within the Palm OS using Sony Movie Player.

List of all softwares that can open the Sony Movie Format File
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple QuickTime Player

How to Open .MQV file on different platforms

Open .MQV File on Windows

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

Open .MQV File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MQV 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 .MQV File on Linux

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

Open .MQV File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MQV 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 .MQV 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 .MQV files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MQV files

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