.m3u

File Type Media Playlist File IconMedia Playlist File
File Format Standard (developed by Nullsoft)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

An M3U file contains a multimedia playlist. It saved in a text format and includes a list of references to media files. These may include paths to local files or URLs of files located on the Internet.

M3U files were originally used by Winamp, but are now supported by several other audio and video playback programs.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Windows Media Player

IconVideoLAN VLC media player

IconNullsoft Winamp

macOS

IconApple iTunes

IconRealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud

IconVideoLAN VLC media player

Unix

IconXMMS

IconVideoLAN VLC media player

IconClementine

Updated June 27, 2009
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