The M3U list is a text file format which contains information regarding the channel list such as the name of the channels, the URL of the channel source and channel reference number divided to different groups of countries for the ease of access. M3U is the most used format for all IPTV devices.

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How to Use an M3U File

The VLC media player is by far the best choice for streaming IPTV channels. The VLC is a free media player which supports a large variety of audio and video contents. Additionally, it supports other formats such as M3U8, PLS, XSPF, CON, and many more. M3U is the most used IPTV script among all IPTV users and it can be used on Smart TV, Smartphones, Android setup boxes, STB emulators, Roku and so forth. What softwares do you need for watching IPTV?

Why my M3U link is not working?

If the M3U link is not working, always try to check the link on a PC using the VLC media player. If it works on your PC, then it means that there is something wrong on your end. When typing in your M3U link make sure you are not entering any space and you are not using your M3U link on other devices since this will block your account. If the M3U link still doesn't work on a PC, then we recommend you contact your IPTV provider

How to edit an M3U file and create a favorites list

The M3U files can be edited with any text editor such as notepad because the files are text-based. You can simply open the downloaded M3U file with a notepad and delete the unwanted channels from the list and save the file on your computer. Then you can use this customized M3U file with your IPTV applications.

Why the channels are not categorized

The reason is that you are using a simple M3U URL or file. In order to have channels in groups and categorized, you must use M3U with options as your IPTV script. What are IPTV scripts or video formats?

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