The File Extensions Database

.VP6 File Extension

  • Developer by: On2 Technologies
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .VP6 file?

.VP6 is TrueMotion VP6 Video File

Encoded video format developed by On2 Technologies; used primarily for Internet video and Flash video files; supports multi-pass encoding, constant or variable data rates, and advanced error recovery; can be used to encode high resolution video, including 1920x1080 HD video streams.

The video format used by Adobe Flash Player 8 and 9 is based on the On2 TrueMotion VP6 codec.

Programs that open TrueMotion VP6 Video File
VideoLAN VLC media player
Media Player Classic with K-Lite Mega Codec Pack
Microsoft Windows Media Player with Storm Codec
Eltima Elmedia Player
VideoLAN VLC media player
VideoLAN VLC media player

How to solve problems with VP6 files

  • Associate the VP6 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any VP6 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.VP6 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the VP6 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 .VP6 is TrueMotion VP6 Video File. Because only the current version supports the latest VP6 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the On2 Technologies manufacturer website after an available .VP6 is TrueMotion VP6 Video File update.
  • To make sure that your VP6 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.