What is a .WVX File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Steps)


Have you came across a file with the .wvx extension and you don’t know what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .wvx file extension and how to open it.

What is a .WVX file?

The file extension .WVX is from Windows Media Video Redirector.It was developed by Microsoft. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .wvx file on 1 platform.

How to open a .WVX file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .wvx file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Gretech GOM Player software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Microsoft Windows Media Player and Gretech GOM Player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .WVX 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 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 Gretech GOM Player software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .WVX file?

If you cannot open the .WVX file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .WVX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .wwd – Microsoft, .wwf – WWF International, .wwu – Audiokinetic, .wx – Wanam, .wx – Microsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .WVX file with the Gretech GOM Player, Microsoft Windows Media Player programs on Windows.