An avc file extension is used for MPEG-4 AVC Advanced Video Coding movie files. MPEG-4 AVC compressed video format is used as a standard to distribution high definition video. AVC providing high video quality at lower bit rates than MPEG-2, H.263 etc.

There are 2 other file types using
the AVC file extension!

avc file icon.avc - Kaspersky Anti-Virus database file

avc file icon.avc - Avid Media Composer script file

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AVC file extension - MPEG-4 AVC Advanced Video Coding movie

What is avc file? How to open avc files?

File type specification:

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

avc file icon: avc filetype icon

The avc file extension is used for a MPEG-4 AVC Advanced Video Coding video file format that is used as a standard to distribution high definition video. AVC providing high video quality at lower bit rates than MPEG-2, H.263 etc.

Advanced Video Coding standard is able to work on variety of applications on variety of network and systems such as digital broadcast, DVD, Blu-ray, HD DVD storages, multimedia telephony systems etc.

AVC video is very often found within multimedia containers, such as m2ts, mts etc.

The default software associated to avc 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.

VLC media player for Mac icon

VideoLAN Project Team logo VLC media player for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player for Mac is popular multimedia player that supports variety of audio and video formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and streaming protocols.

VLC media player for Linux icon

VideoLAN Project Team logo VLC media player for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  VideoLAN Project Team

VLC media player for Linux is multimedia player that supports variety of audio and video formats (MPG, AVI, DivX, MPEG-4, FLAC, OGG, MKV etc.) as well as DVD playback, and various streaming protocols.

Help how to open AVC files:

Use Windows Media Player, or VLC media player to play the .avc files.

How to convert file with extension AVC:

Use Xilisoft Video Converter to convert avc to digital devices (iPhone, iPod, PSP).

Use Xilisoft iPhone Ringtone Maker for Mac to create iPhone ringtone from .avi.

Find conversions from avc file:

avc to 264

avc to avi

avc to flv

avc to mkv

avc to mp4

avc to mpeg

avc to mpg

Find converter to avc file type:

264 to avc

flv to avc

m1v to avc

m2t to avc

m4v to avc

mpg to avc

mts to avc

Related links:

Free AVC codec download

AVC at Wikipedia

List of software applications associated to the .avc 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 avc file, edit avc file, convert avc file, view avc file, play avc file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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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 avc files.

  • Play avc file
  • Convert avc file
  • Export avc file

avc file players - programs that can play avc file - MPEG-4 AVC Advanced Video Coding movie

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Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with avc file by default:
VLC media player small icon VLC media player
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows Media Player small icon Microsoft Windows Media Player
Elecard AVC HD Player

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Multiplatform:

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