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VFW file extension - Video for Windows

What is vfw file? How to open vfw files?

File type specification:

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

The VFW file extension is related to some older video format similar to AVI. ?Most likely no longer used.

The default software associated to open vfw file:

Microsoft Windows Media Player icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows Media Player  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Media Player is default multimedia player installed in Microsoft Windows. WMP can manage music, videos and pictures in computer, play or view them, sync them with portable devices, or burn them on CD/DVD media. It also supports home media sharing with other computers.

Help how to open:

Many common video formats can be played back with some universal media player like VLC player. However, some highly specialized and proprietary formats may only be supported in certain players that are usually provided by the original developer.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open video and movie 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 .vfw 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 vfw file, edit vfw file, convert vfw file, view vfw file, play vfw 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 vfw files.

Software that open vfw file - Video for Windows

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with vfw file by default:
Microsoft Windows Media Player small icon Microsoft Windows Media Player
Other suggested software:
Apple QuickTime small icon Apple QuickTime

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