The DV-AVI file extension is related to the Microsoft DV-AVI video file format used by Windows Movie Maker.

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DV-AVI file - Microsoft DV-AVI video file

What is dv-avi file? How to open dv-avi files?

File type specification:

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

The DV-AVI file extension is associated with the DV-AVI video file format, that was developed by Microsoft. File contains DV video from camera recorder in the AVI container.

There are two variants of the DV-AVI:

  • Type 1 the multiplexed audio and video is saved into the video section of a single AVI file.
  • Type 2 video and audio are saved as separate streams in an AVI file (one video stream and one to four audio streams)

The default software associated to dv-avi file type:

Windows Movie Maker icon

Microsoft Corporation logoWindows Movie Maker  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Windows Movie Maker is video editing software distributed with Microsoft Windows operating system. It is able to edit your videos and share them via web, e-mail or burn them on CD/DVD. It is also available to download on Microsoft's website. The latest version is called Windows Live Movie Maker.

Help how to open:

Use Windows Movie Maker to open *.dv-avi files.

How to convert:

Generally speaking, you will need a multimedia converter if you want to convert one video format to another. You can find hundreds of converters on the internet, but their quality may vary and many may not even support every video format. So always use some of the more popular and reliable software first.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert video and movie files

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting dv-avi files.

  • Open dv-avi file
  • Edit dv-avi file
  • Play dv-avi file
  • Create dv-avi file
  • Import dv-avi file
  • Export dv-avi file

Software that open dv-avi file - Microsoft DV-AVI video file

Programs supporting the exension dv-avi on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Windows Movie Maker for open dv-avi file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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