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Opening m3u files

Have a problem opening a .m3u file? We collect information about file formats and can explain what m3u files are. Additionally we recommend software suitable for opening or converting such files.

What is the .M3U file type?

The .m3u file extension is associated with playlist files created and understood by all popular software media players and portable media devices.

A typical M3U file is a plaintext list of MP3 or other media files queued in a certain order to be played by a software or hardware media player. M3U files do not contain any media data, only plain text.

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Software to open or convert M3U files

You can open m3u files with the following programs:
iTunes by Apple Inc.
Winamp by Nullsoft, Inc
Windows Media Format 11 runtime
Windows Media Format 11 runtime by Microsoft Corporation