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Details of extension .dvr-ms

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dvr-ms file?
  • Which program can create the .dvr-ms file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dvr-ms format?
  • What can convert .dvr-ms files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dvr-ms extension?
Microsoft Digital Video Recorder File .dvr-ms file icon

Microsoft Digital Video Recorder File

DVR-MS file is a Digital Video Recorder File. Media Center PCs use the DVR-MS file format to record video. Video is encoded using the MPEG-2 standard. A DVR-MS file can also be copy-protected by its creator. Copy-protected can only be played back on the Media Center PC used to record them.
Category: Video files
Application: Windows Media Player
Program name: mplayer.exe
Mime-type: video/x-ms-dvr
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Mpeg Video
Sony MicroMV Video
DV Rack Project
HDD Camcorder Video Data
Material eXchange Format
Mpeg-2 Program Stream
Windows Media Center Recorded TV
Windows Media Center Report Log

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

FantasyDVD Player Platinum DVR-M Data

The .dvr-ms filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

dvr-m (1)

Can't open a .dvr-ms file?

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

Windows can't open this file:


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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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