File Extension Library

.STRM File Extension

  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .STRM file?

.STRM file extension has been classified as Data Files. The format of .STRM file is Text

.STRM is Stream File

File created for multimedia applications, such as Kodi and Plex; contains a URL address that is scanned and accessed by the multimedia application in order to stream the audio or video content from the URL address.

To create a STRM file:

  • Create a simple .TXT file and put the URL address you want played.
  • Rename the TXT file to the STRM extension.
  • Place your STRM file in your desired location.
  • Load the STRM file through your multimedia application.
  • NOTE: If the stream does not play, either the URL address is wrong or the stream content codec format is not supported by your application.

    List of all softwares that can open the Stream File
    Windows Phone

    How to Open .STRM file on different platforms

    Open .STRM File on Windows

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

    Open .STRM File on Mac

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

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

    Open .STRM File on iPhone

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

    How to fix problems with .STRM files

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