There are 8 other file types using
the REC file extension!

rec file icon.rec - ARCserve archivation protocol

rec file icon.rec - EpiData data file

rec file icon.rec - Deluxe Ski Jump 3 hill record file

rec file icon.rec - Easy CD Creator recovery file

rec file icon.rec - Medlin Payroll Software bank reconciliation data file

rec file icon.rec - Payroll Mate 2008 bank reconciliation data file

rec file icon.rec - ProMash recipe

rec file icon.rec - Company of Heroes replay file

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REC file extension - Recorded file

What is rec file? How to open rec files?

File extension rec is generally used for various recorded files. These can contain any multimedia content, session, macros or more. Such files are pretty common in digital devices that record audio or video.

For example Topfield TF5800 uses .rec files for its recorded videos. But plenty of programs and games, such as Company of Heroes for example use .rec files for their replays (recorded matches).

The default software associated to rec file type:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logo VLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player is very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other platforms.

VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.

Nero ShowTime icon

Nero AG logo Nero ShowTime  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Nero AG

Nero ShowTime is a multimedia player for Microsoft Windows. It reproduces MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MP4, DVD, VCD, SVCD, DivX, XviD etc. It is distributed as a part of Nero Multimedia Suite.

Help how to open REC files:

Several media players should be able to playback at least any of these video recordings. As for other recordins, they can be only used within their oriinal programs.

How to convert file with extension REC:

Generally speaking, video recordings can be usually converted between various format. The catch is usually to find a program that supports that particular file format.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .rec 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 rec file, edit rec file, convert rec file, view rec file, play rec file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Play rec file

rec file players - programs that can play rec file - Recorded file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play rec file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with rec file by default:
VLC media player small icon VLC media player
Nero ShowTime small icon Nero ShowTime
Other suggested software:
MPEG Streamclip small icon MPEG Streamclip

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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