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:
- Related extensions:
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:
- The .xvid file might have been damaged during download. Try downloading the file again.
- It’s possible that the .xvid file was created with a newer version of the application. If you’re not using the newest version, then try updating the applicationi.
- The file’s access rights aren’t properly adjusted. Check the file’s access rights.
- Harmful programs may have modified the associations for the filename extensions. Run a virus check on your computer.
- The Windows registry’s database is damaged. With the help of Windows System Restore, you can return to a previous state with system settings that still work.
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
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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