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261 files: what are they and how do I open them?

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H.261 codec was previously used for encoding videos, now replaced by newer formats

Files with 261 file extension can be found as older videos based on H.261 codec.

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The 261 file extension was in the past used for videos encoded using the H.261 codec.

These could be found as part of a multimedia container, like AVI. Generally, no longer used as it was replaced by newer codecs and formats.

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What is the meaning of a file extension?

File extensions are characters that appear after the dot in a computer file's name. For example, the file "unknown-file.261" has the file extension "261". This is used to identify which program should open the file or what file type it is.
File extensions help you organize and manage files. They provide a quick and easy way to identify and associate the file type with the appropriate software.

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