M3U8file extension

UTF-8 M3U Playlist

Have trouble opening the .m3u8 extension? Don't panic! This page explains m3u8 files and suggests programs you may use to open m3u8 files. You can download these programs through this page!


What is M3U8 file?

M3U8 file is a playlist file, which was created for different audio and video players. Besides, it has text, that contains information about the location of audio and video files. Such information has the form of file paths or URLs. In most cases, files that contain file paths are for playing media files on your PC, and those that contain URLs are needed to play media files accessed over the Internet.

Additional information

This type of file is stored on the disc as a text file. For such apps as Spotify and Apple Music, it is a common way to store playlists. These playlist formatted text documents are also used by online stations that offer streaming content from sites such as YouTube or Twitch TV.


How to open M3U8 file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the m3u8 extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the m3u8 file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the m3u8 file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open M3U8 files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your m3u8 file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.