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.XVID File Extension

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File TypeXvid-Encoded Video File

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CategoryVideo Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


Video clip or movie encoded using Xvid, an open-source video codec published under the GNU GPL license; compresses video data using MPEG-4 technology; allows for faster data transmission and more efficient storage of video files.

More Information

The Xvid codec and player is available for Mac, Windows, and Linux systems.

Program(s) that open .XVID files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 3
Microsoft Windows Media Player with Xvid codec
Media Player Classic with Xvid codec
with Xvid codec
CoolUtils Total Movie Converter
Mac OS X LogoMac
Roxio Toast 14
Eltima Elmedia Player
Apple QuickTime Player with DivX and Xvid codec
Linux LogoLinux
Xvid for SuSE Linux
Xvid for Debian
iOS LogoiOS
olimsoft OPlayer
Updated 7/17/2015