The File Extensions Database


.H260 File Extension

  • Developer by: VideoLAN Project Team
  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .H260 file?

.H260 is Video recording

The h260 file extension is associated with the Intel ITU H.260 codec used by some devices , like IP cameras that record videos with the h260 file extension and save them on SD card.

It is reported that Intel ITU H.260 was also used to encode video by some videoconferencing tools and osprey products for Mac.

Intel ITU H.260 is obsolete product.

This h260 file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.


How to open:

VLC player supposedly can playback these files.

How to convert:

Some video converters may be able to transform *.h260 files to other video formats.

How to solve problems with H260 files

  • Associate the H260 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any H260 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.H260 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the H260 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 .H260 is Video recording. Because only the current version supports the latest H260 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the VideoLAN Project Team manufacturer website after an available .H260 is Video recording update.
  • To make sure that your H260 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.