M2V files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing M2V file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with M2V extension. However, it should be remembered that M2V file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is MPEG-2 Packetized Elementary Stream but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.
So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning M2V files and search for its solution.
A list of programs supporting files types with M2V extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.
.m2v file extension
Category: Digital Video Files
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Nullsoft Winamp Media Player 5.6
Roxio Creator 2011
CyberLink PowerDVD 10 Mark II
CyberLink PowerDirector 9
If M2V file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a M2V file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open M2V file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.
If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing M2V in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit M2V format (You can also try to find more informations on FileInfo). It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.