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Details of extension .264

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .264 file?
  • Which program can create the .264 file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .264 format?
  • What can convert .264 files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .264 extension?
H.264 Bitstream .264 file icon

H.264 Bitstream

The 264 file is a H.264 Bitstream. H.264 is a standard for video compression. It is also known as MPEG-4 Part 10, or MPEG-4 AVC (Advanced Video Coding).
Category: Video files
Application: MPlayer
Program name: -
Mime-type: video/x-mpeg-avc
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
h264, x264
Related extensions:
.weba WebM Audio
.pmp Portable Media Player Video
.gifv Imgur GIF Video File
.vgz DigitalVDO Compressed Video
.webm WebM Video

Other types of files may also use the .264 file extension. If you have helpful information about .264 extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.z64 N64 ROM Image Mr. Backup Z64
.w64 Sony Wave64 Audio

The .264 filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

z64 (1), w64 (1)

Can't open a .264 file?

If you want to open a .264 file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .264 association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.264

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android