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

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DivX Media Format

A divx file extension is used for video files in DivX Media Format. High quality video format.

Further details:

The divx file extension is related to DivX file format.

DivX 6 expanded the scope of DivX from including just a codec and a player by adding an optional media container format called "DivX Media Format" (DMF) (with a DIVX extension) that includes support for the following DVD-Video and VOB container like features. This media container format is used for the MPEG-4 Part 2 codec.

  • DivX Media Format (DMF) features:
  • Interactive video menus
  • Multiple subtitles (XSUB)
  • Multiple audio tracks
  • Multiple video streams (for special features like bonus/extra content, just like on DVD-Video movies)
  • Chapter points
  • Other metadata (XTAG)
  • Multiple format
  • Partial backwards compatibility with AVI

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DivX

A popular MPEG-4 video codec

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VLC media player

One of the most popular multi-platfom multimeda player

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BS.Player

A popular multimedia player with large file type support

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Cyberlink PowerDVD

A popular DVD player for Microsoft Windows and Linux

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ALLPlayer

A free media player mainly used for watching movies with subtitles

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VLC media player for Linux

Linux version of popular VideoLAN player

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VLC media player for Mac

Mac version of the popular VLC player

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Nero ShowTime

A great utility to play videos with high image quality

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Winamp

One of the first Windows media players used by masses

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MediaCoder

A free universal media transcoder for Windows

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.divx" has the file extension "divx". 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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