Open DIVX file

The most common choise: DivX Media Format

How to open DivX Media Format .divx files

divx file icon Have you had trouble opening the divx file on your computer? What are divx files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is divx file?

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

DivX Media Format description

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

Suggested software to open divx file


A popular MPEG-4 video codec

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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