Open m4v file
Did your computer fail to open m4v file? We explain what m4v files are and recommend software that we know can open your m4v files.
What is m4v file?
Files with m4v extension are just renamed MP4 movie used by Apple iTunes. MP4 is a standard container format for MPEG-4 stream format. M4V is common video format used in Apple devices like iPad or iPhone.
m4v file description
File extension m4v is used in Apple iTunes and other devices (iPhone, iPod, iPad) for a renamed MP4 video files.
MP4 is a container format. As any other container format like AVI (.avi), RealMedia (.rm, .rmvb), QuickTime (.mov), MPEG (.mpg, .mpeg), Matroska (.mkv, .mka), OGM (.ogm) it allows you to combine different multimedia streams (mostly audio and video) into one single file.
MP4 is a file extension for the container format defined in the Systems Part of the MPEG-4 standard (ISO 14496-1).
MP4 supports all kinds of multimedia content (multiple audio streams, video streams, subtitle streams, pictures) and advanced content (called "Rich Media" or "BIFS") like 2D and 3D graphics, user interactivity, DVD-like menus. MP4 is a streamable format.