File Extension Library

.PYV File Extension

  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What are .PYV files and how to open them?

Can't open .PYV file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PYV file.

What is a .PYV file extension?

.PYV file extension has been classified as Digital video and movie Files.

.PYV is Microsoft PlayReady video

The pyv file extension is used for video files based on PlayReady.

Microsoft PlayReady technology is a content access and protection technology designed to meet these needs for digital entertainment content, products, services, and devices. This media type consists of video and optionally audio samples.

MIME: video/

How to open:

If Silverlight is installed in the computer, the .pyv videos can be played back in anyweb browser.

How to convert:

As these videos are DRM protected, a conversion is unlikely.

How to fix problems with .PYV files

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