M4V, Apple iPod/Itoons Video File (.m4v)
The .m4v file format
M4V is a file format developed by Apple. It is similar to MP4 with the main difference being that M4V Fairplay, Apple’s DRM protection. Video content that is downloaded from iTunes store is more likely to be of M4V format.
.m4v technical details
M4V file is a container that allows video and audio. It is possible to play this file from a different unauthenticated compute by amending the file extension from M4V to MP4. M4V has the functionality to create chapter information; this is not possible with MP4
Additional information about M4V file format
|File conversion||Convert a file to M4V|
|Associated programs||VLC Media Player Apple Quick time player Apple Itunes|