.M3U File Overview

File Extension: M3U
File Type Description: Media Playlist File
File Type Developer: Nullsoft
Primary Associated Software: Microsoft Windows Media Player
Primary Software Developer: Microsoft Corporation

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What is File Extension M3U?

Release of the Foobar2000 software program prompted the development of the Media Playlist File file type by Piotr Pawlowski. Data from our web servers (annonymous users) show that M3U files are most popular in United States and are often used by Windows 10. A majority of people seeking info on M3U files are using the Google Chrome browser.

Associated Developers and Software

Nullsoft Winamp by Nullsoft
Clementine by Open Source
Foobar2000 by Piotr Pawlowski
XMMS by Open Source
Media Player Classic by Open Source
Apple iTunes by Apple
Microsoft Windows Media Player by Microsoft Corporation
Songbird by POTI

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Most Popular M3U File Countries

Top User Operating Systems

Windows 10 Windows 11 Windows 6 Windows 8.1

Associated Operating Systems

Windows Phone

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