The File Extensions Database

.IRF File Extension

  • Developer by: iVIEW Technology
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .IRF file?

.IRF is CCTV DVR H.264 Video File

Video file format recorded by some CCTV (closed-circuit television) DVRs, such as iVIEW Technology DVRs; saves H.264 video in a proprietary container format, but can be played back with the iFile Playback program and converted to .AVI files with the Irftool program.

Programs that open CCTV DVR H.264 Video File
iVIEW Technology Irftool
iVIEW Technology iFile Playback

How to solve problems with IRF files

  • Associate the IRF file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any IRF file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.IRF files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the IRF 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 .IRF is CCTV DVR H.264 Video File. Because only the current version supports the latest IRF file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the iVIEW Technology manufacturer website after an available .IRF is CCTV DVR H.264 Video File update.
  • To make sure that your IRF file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.