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What is OGV?

Full name
Ogg Video
Format type
Developed by
Xiph.Org Foundation
The OGV format is an open video container format, which means it can be implemented by software developers without having to pay royalties. It was created by the Xiph.Org Foundation. If you don’t know how to play an OGV file, you’ll find a list of programs below that support playback of .ogv files. We also provide specifications for the OGV file type.
File extension
Technical details
OGV files are usually used to stream videos that are embedded in web pages using HTML5. Typically, OGV files contain video streams encoded with one or more codecs, usually Theora and DivX.
Associated programs
VLC, KMPlayer, and Media Player Classic