File Extension Library

.UMF File Extension

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  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .UMF files and how to open them?

Can't open .UMF 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 .UMF file.

What is a .UMF file extension?

.UMF file extension is created by .UMF has been classified as Data Files. The format of .UMF file is Binary.

.UMF is MediaHolder Universal Media Format File

Container file used by MediaHolder, an application used to download multimedia files and eBooks; stores metadata in addition to the multimedia content; may store information for the author, included file types, and hyperlink references; used as the format for downloading eBooks, but can be used for other types of data as well.

The UMF format enables split multimedia files to be downloaded in fragments. It also allows downloaded multimedia data to be categorized by the metadata stored in the UMF files.

NOTE: The term "universal" refers to the fact that MediaHolder can store many types of multimedia in a UMF file. It does not refer to a file format that is ubiquitous and recognized by many applications, since only MediaHolder supports UMF files.

How to fix problems with .UMF files

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