DVR File Extension

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Microsoft Recorded TV Show
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What is DVR file?

DVR file format is used by Microsoft Windows Media Center, an applications that can record and playback tTV shows. DVR file holds information regarding the TV show, including runtime and the actual recording.

Video data contained in DVR file uses MPEG-2 codec. DVR file allows users to play the recorded TV show.

DVR and ASF file formats

DVR format is in many ways similar to ASF format. DVR, however, offers several options ASF format is lacking, such as simultaneous read and write, time offset, and live pause function.

Additional information

DVR files are genereated by video recording devices, for example TV tuners.

Files created using Windows Media Center are typically saved in DVR-MS format.

Conversion of a DVR file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the DVR extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of DVR file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from DVR extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to DVR file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the DVR file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the DVR file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the DVR file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the DVR file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the DVR file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the DVR file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

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