DVR file extension - Microsoft Windows XP Media Center TV recording
What is dvr file? How to open dvr files?
File type specification:
dvr file icon:
File extension dvr is probably best know for its use in old Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition, which introduced the DVR-MS video format for storing recorded TV content.
It was eventually replaced by the dvr-ms suffix by later versions of Microsoft Media Center.
It is similar to ASF format, DVR-MS format uses Personal Video Recorder (PVR) functionality, including time-shifting, live pause, and simultaneous record and playback. Video data are encoded as MPEG-2 video stream and audio data are encoded as MPEG-1 Layer II audio stream.
Some satellite and Digital-TV HDD receivers record TV content in the similar recording format as Windows Media Center and they use file extension dvr for recorded files as well.
The default software associated to dvr file type:
Company or developer:
Windows Media Center is media player and digital video recorder for Microsoft Windows. It is also able to manage the most of digital TV tuners for computers. Windows Media Center supports playback of popular video and audio formats including 3GP, AAC, AVCHD, MPEG-4, WMV, WMA, AVI, DivX, MOV, and Xvid files.
Company or developer:
Microsoft Windows Media Player is default multimedia player installed in Microsoft Windows. WMP can manage music, videos and pictures in computer, play or view them, sync them with portable devices, or burn them on CD/DVD media. It also supports home media sharing with other computers.
List of software applications associated to the .dvr file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open dvr file, edit dvr file, convert dvr file, view dvr file, play dvr file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the dvr files.
- Open dvr file
- Save dvr file
- Edit dvr file
- Play dvr file
- Convert dvr file
- Create dvr file
- Import dvr file