What is a .M4E File And How To Open It (Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .m4e extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .m4e file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .M4E file?

The .M4E file extension is MPEG-4 Video File. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .m4e file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .M4E file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .M4E file on various operating systems.

How to open a .M4E file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .m4e file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple QuickTime Player software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .M4E file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple QuickTime Player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .M4E file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .m4e file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Apple QuickTime Player and Roxio Popcorn software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .M4E file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Apple QuickTime Player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .M4E file?

If you cannot open the .M4E file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .M4E file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .m4p – Apple, .m4r – Apple, .m4u – MPEG-4 Playlist, .m4v – Apple, .m5p – MOTU. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .M4E file with the Apple QuickTime Player program on Windows and Apple QuickTime Player, Roxio Popcorn programs on Mac.