What is a .MV8 File And How To Open It – BioWare (Easy Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .mv8 extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .mv8 file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .MV8 file?

The file extension .MV8 is from Interplay MVE Video File.This file extension was developed by BioWare. The format of this file is binary, and it is a video related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .mv8 file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .MV8 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .MV8 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .MV8 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .mv8 file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the FFmpeg software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use FFmpeg software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .MV8 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the FFmpeg software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .MV8 file on Mac

To open the .mv8 file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the FFmpeg software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: FFmpeg.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .MV8 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the FFmpeg software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .MV8 file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .mv8 file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the FFmpeg software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use FFmpeg software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .MV8 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the FFmpeg software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .MV8 file?

If you cannot open the .MV8 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .MV8 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .mvb – Multimedia Viewer Book Source File, .mvc – Movie Collector Catalog, .mvc – Miva Merchant, .mvd – MAGIX, .mvd – MatchWare. 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 .MV8 file with the FFmpeg program on Windows, FFmpeg program on Mac and FFmpeg software on Linux.