The File Extensions Database

.DV-AVI File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DV-AVI file?

.DV-AVI is Microsoft DV-AVI Video File

Video file format created by Microsoft to handle digital video in .AVI files; stores DV video from a digital camcorder in an AVI file container; may be one of two types:

  • Type-1: AVI file containing one DV data stream; stores combined, or "muxed," audio and DV video in a single interleaved stream.
  • Type-2: AVI files containing DV video and DV audio streams; separates the interleaved data into separate streams.
DV-AVI files can be played back with several different video player programs.
Programs that open Microsoft DV-AVI Video File
Microsoft Windows Movie Maker

How to solve problems with DV-AVI files

  • Associate the DV-AVI file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DV-AVI file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DV-AVI files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DV-AVI 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 .DV-AVI is Microsoft DV-AVI Video File. Because only the current version supports the latest DV-AVI file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .DV-AVI is Microsoft DV-AVI Video File update.
  • To make sure that your DV-AVI file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.