.OGV File Extension

Ogg Video File

General Information

Title OGV File Extension
Extension .ogv
Full Form Ogg Video File
File Type Video File
Developer Xiph.Org Foundation
MIME Type video/ogg

File Function

Primary Function Store video
Additional Functions Stream video
Features Open format, Lossy compression

File Characteristics

Quality Varies
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Online Video Yes
Media Players Yes
Video Editing With compatible software

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Regular updates, Trusted sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2000
Significant Update Html5 support

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .ogg, .oga, .ogx, .ogm

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
VLC Media Player Free Windows, Mac, Linux, Unix
Mozilla Firefox Free Windows, Mac, Linux
Google Chrome Free Windows, Mac, Linux