File Extension wmv

April 25, 2009

in file extensions

Extension: wmv

What is it? Windows Media Video File

Where’s it from? Audio/video file format developed by Microsoft. Many authoring programs can create wmv files.

How do I use it? Windows:  Media Player; Mac:  Quicktime, with Windows Media Components for Quicktime; Linux: MPlayer, with WMV Codecs for MPlayer

Can I safely delete or move it? Yes.

Can it be dangerous? Yes. Use antivirus software

–David Hakala