An h.263 file extension is related to H.263 video codec released in 1995. An h.263 file contains video data.

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Software that open h.263 file

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H.263 file extension - H.263 encoded video data

What is h.263 file? How to open h.263 files?

File type specification:

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

The h.263 file extension is related to H.263 video codec.

H.263 video codec was developed in 1995 for low bitrates communication and officially used by videoconferencing applications. Later was used to encode Flash Video and RealVideo. The H.263 was replaced by the H.264 and VP6 codecs.

The most used multimedia container to store h.263 was 3GP.

Updated: September 21, 2018

The default software associated to open h.263 file:

RealPlayer icon

RealNetworks, Inc. logoRealPlayer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
RealNetworks, Inc.

RealPlayer is a media player that supports most audio and video format as well as some proprietary RealNetworks formats. it is available in versions for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Related articles:

From H.264 to H.265 codec

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.h.263 files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

Related links:

H.261 player

List of recommended software applications associated to the .h.263 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 h.263 file, edit h.263 file, convert h.263 file, view h.263 file, play h.263 file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

h.263 file player - programs that play h.263 file - H.263 encoded video data

Programs supporting the exension h.263 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about RealPlayer for play h.263 file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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