Files with drc file extension are related to the Dirac video format.

There are 4 other file types using
the DRC file extension!

empty icon.drc - OrCAD schematic capture design rules check report

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empty icon.drc - Delphi resource string data

empty icon.drc - DriveCrypt container file

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DRC file extension - Dirac video format

What is drc file? How to open drc files?

File type specification:

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

The drc file extension is associated with the Dirac, a video compression format developed by BBC Research & Development.

The drc file stores video and audio data encoded by Dirac codec.

Dirac format aims to provide high-quality video compression for Ultra HDTV

Updated: October 23, 2019

The default software associated to open drc file:

VLC media player icon

VideoLAN Project Team logoVLC media player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team

Very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other operating systems and 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.

Help how to open:

Use VLC player to playback *.drc files.

How to convert:

Use compatible tool to export *.drc files to other formats.

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

drc file players - programs that can play drc file - Dirac video format

Programs supporting the exension drc on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play drc file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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