Files with dvr-ms suffix can be found as TV video recordings in Microsoft Digital Video format saved using the Windows Media Center.

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DVR-MS file extension - Microsoft Digital Video Recording

What is dvr-ms file? How to open dvr-ms files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

dvr-ms file icon: dvr-ms filetype icon

File extension dvr-ms is best known for use for one of the default video formats in the Microsoft Windows Media Center.

The DVR-MS file format, designed mainly for storing recorded TV content, was first introduced in the Windows XP and remained in use until it was replaced by the WTV format in Windows 7.

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 stored in the MPEG-2 video stream and audio data are in the MPEG-1 Layer 2 audio stream.

The default software associated to dvr-ms file type:

Microsoft Windows Media Player icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows Media Player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

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.

Windows Media Center icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Windows Media Center  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

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.

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition is improved version of Microsoft Windows XP Professional. Windows XP MC edition contains media center capabilities, such as Windows Media Center. WMC can be used to television viewing on the computer, recording and playback, a TV guide, DVD playback, video playback, photo viewing, and music playback. Windows Media Center is also installed in some editions of Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7.

Microsoft Windows Vista icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows Vista  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Vista is operating system for desktop computers, laptops, tablet computers and media centers. Windows Vista was released in 2007 as a successor of Microsoft Windows XP. Windows Vista was distributed in six editions: Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, Ultimate. Windows Vista contains many new features, such as new GUI called Aero, multimedia tools, redesigned settings sub-systems, security improvements etc. In 2009 was Windows Vista replaced by new Windows 7.

Microsoft Windows 7 icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows 7  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Windows 7 is the latest version of Microsoft Windows family of operating systems for desktops, notebooks, netbooks, tablets and media centers.

Microsoft distributes Windows 7 in four editions: Windows 7 Starter is designed for netbooks. Windows 7 Home Premium is used in home computers and notebooks. Windows 7 Professional is for business using and Windows 7 Ultimate contains all features from all previous Windows 7 editions and some others.

Microsoft Windows 8 icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows 8  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows 8 is the first member of the Windows operating systems designed with touchscreens in mind. Windows 8 features a brand new GUI called Metro. The system also now supports ARM platform. It is used on PC, mobiles and tablets. Newer version with many improvements and updates is Microsoft Windows 8.1

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Help how to open DVR-MS files:

Primarly use Microsoft Windows Media Player or Windows Media Center to playback the .dvr-ms file. But other media players can most likely also playback this format.

How to convert file with extension DVR-MS:

DVR-MS format can be converted to other multimedia formats with plenty of available converters.

Find conversions from dvr-ms file:

dvr-ms to dvr

dvr-ms to m2ts

dvr-ms to mkv

dvr-ms to mp4

dvr-ms to mpeg

dvr-ms to wmv

dvr-ms to wtv

Find converter to dvr-ms file type:

avi to dvr-ms

flv to dvr-ms

mkv to dvr-ms

mov to dvr-ms

mp4 to dvr-ms

mts to dvr-ms

wtv to dvr-ms

List of software applications associated to the .dvr-ms file extension

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