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Informations about the VP8 filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .vp8 filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .vp8 file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.vp8 - WebM VP8 Video

The VP8 file is a Video file, which is connected to the WebM VP8 Video according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the WebM VP8 Video (.vp8) files can be opened or converted with the help of VLC Media Player.

Format description:
VP8 format
VLC Media Player
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
RFC 6386
Related extensions:
Advanced Audio Coding Stream
Audio Data Transport Stream
AQTitle Subtitle File
Annodex Audio File
Annodex Video File
Chaoji VCD Subtitle

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .vp8 file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .vp8 extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .vp8 files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .vp8 file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .vp8 file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .vp8 file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .vp8 file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .vp8 extension

The .vp8 filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .vp8 files.

cp8, vpu, fp8, p8

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .vp8 file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .vp8 extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

CP8 256 Grayscale Image
Fast PAQ8 Compressed File
PICO-8 Data
Avast Antivirus Setup/Update Package
Corel Ventura Publisher Publication

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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