Files with 261 extension can be found as older videos based on H.261 codec.

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261 file - H.261 Encoded Video file

What is 261 file? How to open 261 files?

File type specification:

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

The 261 file extension was in the past used for videos encoded using the H.261 codec. These could be found as part of a multimedia container, like AVI. Generally, no longer used as it was replaced by newer codecs and formats.

Help how to open:

Might be playable in media players with huge support, like VLC.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .261 file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .261 file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open 261 file, edit 261 file, convert 261 file, view 261 file, play 261 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

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261 file player - programs that play 261 file - H.261 Encoded Video file

Programs supporting the exension 261 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about VLC media player for play 261 file action.

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