.RMVB File Extension

RealMedia Variable Bitrate

General Information

Title RMVB File Extension
Extension .rmvb
Full Form RealMedia Variable Bitrate
File Type Video File
Developer RealNetworks
MIME Type application/vnd.rn-realmedia-vbr

File Function

Primary Function Video playback
Additional Functions Streaming media
Features Variable bitrate, Compression

File Characteristics

Quality Variable
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency No
Editable With converter

Use Cases

Online Streaming Yes
Media Archiving Yes
Personal Videos Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Codec exploitation
Best Practices Regular updates, Trustworthy sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release Early 2000s
Latest Version Depends on player

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .rm, .ra, .rv

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
RealPlayer Free, Paid versions Windows, Mac
VLC Media Player Free Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS
Media Player Classic Free Windows