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

We collected the information you should know about the .wtv filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .wtv 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

.wtv - Windows Media Center Recorded TV

The WTV file is a Video file, which is connected to the Windows Media Center Recorded TV according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Windows Media Center Recorded TV (.wtv) files can be opened or converted with the help of Windows Media Center.

Format description:
WTV format
Windows Media Center
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Windows Media Center Click-to-record File
Windows Media Center Link
Windows Media Center Markup Language File

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

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

If the program necessary for opening the .wtv file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .wtv 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 .wtv file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .wtv extension

The .wtv 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 .wtv files.

atv, wv, wtf, wtc, tv, dtv, wtg, wtd, wtb, stv

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

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

Act! Data File
eTreppid Audio Data
GTA 4 Texture Data
DVD2AVI Internal Stream
QuickTime Virtual Reality File
WinTaper Data File

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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