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How to open MTV video format .mtv files

Have you had trouble opening the mtv file on your computer? What are mtv files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is mtv file?

Files with mtv file extension can be found as videos in MTV format used by some portable MP4 multimedia players.

MTV video format description

The mtv file extension is mainly associated with MTV file format supposedly created to allow video playback capabilities on inexpensive Chinese-made portable MP4 players without increasing the cost of those players with the license royalties (and more processor power).

The format operates by displaying a series of raw uncompressed rgb 565/555 image frames while playing MP3 audio but as the files are of low resolution and frame rate, sizes are comparable to MPEG-1 or MPEG-2. (in a bytes-per-minute sense). Encoding and decoding are less processor-intensive than other contemporary formats, as in fact very little "encoding" is actually done.

Suggested software to open mtv file

MTV Video Converter

Easy-to use professional video converter


Universal All Purpose Free Media, Audio & Video Converter Player Recorder

There are other MTV filename extensions with the same .mtv suffix

mtv - MTV Music Generator game data

Files with mtv file extension might also be data files from old MTV Music Generator game series.

mtv - MTV Ray-Tracer image format

Files with mtv file extension might also be found as MTV Ray-Tracer images.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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