An h261 file extension is related to the H.261 video format used to streaming video through ISDN lines.

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H261 file extension - H.261 video format

What is h261 file? How to open h261 files?

File type specification:

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

The h261 file extension is related to the H.261 video format.

H.261 was the original format, used to transmit video over ISDN. H.261 is an early standard for video compression used in telecommunication applications.

The default software associated to open h261 file:

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FFmpeg  Multiplatform software

FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge. No matter if they were designed by some standards committee, the community or a corporation.

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Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.h261 files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.h.261 files to other formats.

Find conversions from h261 file:

h261 to avi

h261 to h264

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h261 to mp4

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h261 to vob

h261 to wmv

Find converter to h261 file type:

avi to h261

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Related links:

H.261 at Multimedia WIKI

List of software applications associated to the .h261 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 h261 file, edit h261 file, convert h261 file, view h261 file, play h261 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting h261 files.

h261 file player - programs that play h261 file - H.261 video format

Programs supporting the exension h261 on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about FFmpeg for play h261 file action.


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