File Extension Library

.VID File Extension

  • Category: Video Files

What is an .VID file?

.VID file extension has been classified as Video Files.

.VID is Generic Video File

Video file that may be saved in one of many formats; often the file extension has been changed from the original extension to ".VID;" for example, if the file "" was changed to "clip1.vid," it could be played by Apple QuickTime Player.

List of all softwares that can open the Generic Video File
Apple QuickTime Player
Microsoft Windows Media Player
Apple QuickTime Player

How to Open .VID file on different platforms

Open .VID File on Windows

  • Right-click a .VID
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .VID file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .VID files" Press "Ok"

Open .VID File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .VID file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .VID File on Linux

Right click on the .VID file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .VID File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .VID file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .VID File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .VID files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .VID files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .VID files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .VID file format
  2. You need to check the .VID file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)