The File Extensions Database

.264 File Extension

  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .264 file?

.264 is Ripped Video Data File

Temporary video file generated by video ripping and conversion programs, such as StaxRip and RipBot264; contains extracted video data that can be repurposed and encoded into other video formats; typically stored with MPEG-4/H.264 encoding.

264 files are used to store raw, intermediary video data before conversion.

Programs that open Ripped Video Data File
Roxio Toast 17

How to solve problems with 264 files

  • Associate the 264 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 264 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.264 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 264 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .264 is Ripped Video Data File. Because only the current version supports the latest 264 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .264 is Ripped Video Data File update.
  • To make sure that your 264 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.