.m4v

File Type iTunes Video File IconiTunes Video File
File Format Proprietary (Apple)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

Video files downloaded from the iTunes Store have an ".m4v" extension. They may be protected, meaning they can only be opened on an authorized computer.

Examples of videos that can be downloaded from the iTunes Store include movies, TV shows, and music videos. They can be viewed on a computer, transferred to an iPod, or played on a television using Apple TV.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Windows Media Player

IconApple iTunes

IconNullsoft Winamp

macOS

IconApple iTunes

IconApple QuickTime Player

IconEltima Elmedia Player

Unix

IconVideoLAN VLC media player

IconPCF Miro

Updated June 1, 2009
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