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Informations about the XVID filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .xvid filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .xvid file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.avi - Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

The AVI file is a Video file, which is connected to the Microsoft Video for Windows Movie according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Microsoft Video for Windows Movie (.avi) files can be opened or converted with the help of Windows Media Player.

Format description:
AVI format
Windows Media Player
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Zoom Player
Related extensions:
DVD Audio Object
Advanced Systems Format Media
Advanced Stream Redirector
Sony ATRAC3 Compressed Audio
Sun Audio File
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .xvid file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .xvid extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .xvid files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .xvid file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .xvid file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .xvid file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .xvid file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .xvid extension

The .xvid filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .xvid files.

vid, xvi, xid, xvd

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .xvid file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .xvid extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Bethesda Softworks Video
Vidcom 64 Image
Visual Localize XML Import Definition
Xbox One Viirtual Disk
Xbox One Viirtual Disk Info
XTherion Vector Image

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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