How to open H.264 AVC video .264 files
Have you had trouble opening the 264 file on your computer? What are 264 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.
What is 264 file?
264 files are video tracks in encoded in the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC standard. This is a widely used format for distributing High Definition video content, often as part of MP4.
H.264 AVC video description
264 file is a video file encoded with H.264 compression, which is a popular format for high-definition video. H.264 is also known as MPEG-4 AVC and is one of the most commonly used formats for the recording, compression, and distribution of video content.
This format is used by many software and hardware devices like digital cameras, web video platforms, and television broadcasting systems.
More typical example is MPEG-4 (.mp4) file that contains H.264 video track inside.
Suggested software to open 264 file
Mac version of the popular VLC player
One of the most popular multi-platfom multimeda player
As multimedia framework for Mac OS X
Linux version of popular VideoLAN player
There are other 264 filename extensions with the same .264 suffix
264 - Alcatel Speed Touch DSL modems used this file for firmware updates
The 264 file extension is sometimes related to the Alcatel Speed Touch DSL modem firmware update files.