M3U File Recovery

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M3U File Recovery

What is a .M3U file?

An M3U file is a media playlist file supported by several media players such as Winamp and iTunes. It contains a playlist of MP3s and other audio or video files and lists the locations of media files in a plain text format.

How to recover lost .M3U files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important .M3U file may be deleted.

By no means should you think that the only way to recover a .M3U file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering .M3U files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover .M3U files

Looking for a way to recover files?

In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

To do it:

1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

2. The program will run an automatic scan and display all hard disks and removable drives, physical and local disks connected to this PC.

3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover files, and select analysis type.

4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder «Content-Aware Analysis» and select the required file type.

6. Select the files you have been looking for and click «Recovery».

7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

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How to open file with .M3U extension?

Looking for how to open a media playlist file file?

Additional Information

Тип файла: Media Playlist File

Расширение файла: .M3U

Разработчик: Nullsoft

Категория: Audio Files

Формат: Text

Mime-type: audio/x-mpegurl

HEX: 23 45 58 54 4D 33 55 0D 0A

ASCII: #EXTM3U

Programs that open M3U files

Microsoft Windows Media Player iconMicrosoft Windows Media Player
VideoLAN VLC media player iconVideoLAN VLC media player
Nullsoft Winamp iconNullsoft Winamp
Apple iTunes iconApple iTunes
Media Player Classic iconMedia Player Classic
foobar2000 iconfoobar2000
Clementine iconClementine
Apple iTunes iconApple iTunes
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud iconRealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
VideoLAN VLC media player iconVideoLAN VLC media player
Songbird iconSongbird
Clementine iconClementine
XMMS iconXMMS
VideoLAN VLC media player iconVideoLAN VLC media player
Clementine iconClementine

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