File Extension WMV

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File Extension WMV

File Extension WMV is a windows media file which falls in the category of video files. Windows Media Video (.WMV) files are Advanced Systems Format (.ASF) files that include audio, video, or both compressed with Windows Media Audio (WMA) and Windows Media Video (WMV) codecs. One can associate a particular player with .WMV extension file for playback of audio and video sources.

This file is Microsoft's compression format for motion video. Windows Media Video (.WMV) is a popular format for streaming and downloadable media content via the Internet. It is best played with Microsoft's Windows Media Player, which is bundled with the Windows XP operating system. It allows one to playback a range of audio/video file types.

This file type is often used as a final state format but sometimes also used as a middle-state format, e.g., a high-quality video representation for archiving or as a source when producing lower-resolution streaming versions. It has a normal rendering with a good support.

Its support for high image resolution is moderate to excellent, given that this is a format used for compression. The outcome of the video will depend on the type and level of compression. WMV has a moderate to excellent fidelity (support for high audio resolution). The outcome will depend on codec selected and upon the type and level of compression.

There are many ways to open file with specific file extension. There could be also multiple applications which you can use to open WMV file. Learn more how to open WMV file. Also you can try using hex or text editors like HexView or Notepad++ to open wmv files.

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