Open H263 file

The most common choise: H.263 video format

How to open H.263 video format .h263 files

h263 file icon Have you had trouble opening the h263 file on your computer? What are h263 files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is h263 file?

A h263 file extension is related to the H.263 video file format developed for telecommunications applications.

H.263 video format description

The H263 file extension is associated with the H.263 video file format.

H.263 is a video coding standard developed for telecommunications applications. Many other codecs are known to have borrowed concepts from the standard.

The H.263 seems to be obsolete.

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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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