The File Extensions Database


.XAVC File Extension

  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .XAVC file?

.XAVC is Sony XAVC video format

The XAVC file extension is used for newest HD video recording format by Sony that shall be be licensed for many latest devices with video recording capability. Software that will support XAVC include Adobe Creative Suite 6, Avid, Final Cut Pro X, Grass Valley's EDIUS Pro 7, Quantel, Rovi MainConcept SDK, and Sony Vegas Pro 12.


How to open:

Probably will be playable in many modern media players like VLC player.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .xavc file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to solve problems with XAVC files

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