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.DVR File Extension

File TypeMicrosoft Recorded TV Show

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CategoryVideo Files


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

What is a DVR file?

Video file created by Windows Media Center, a Windows program that can record and playback television shows; contains the TV program information, the time recorded, and the video itself; saves video encoded in the MPEG-2 format; used for watching recorded TV shows.

More Information

Windows Media Center recorded shows more commonly use the .DVR-MS extension.

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Programs that open DVR files
Microsoft Windows Media Center
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Updated 7/7/2011

About the file extension dvr

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