.H264 File

.h264 is H.264 Encoded Video File

Key Features: .H264 File Extension

Features Description
File Extension .h264
Format Binary
Category Video

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  1. How to open:
  2. How to convert:

What is an .H264 file?

The h264 file extension is associated with video files that stores video content in H.264 video format. H.264 video codec was introduced with Apple QuickTime version 7.

H.264 codec is a part of MPEG-4 standard and is used to transport video in high quality through 3G networks to mobile devices. H264 video uses for example Apple iChat for video conferencing.

H.264 codec uses innovations in video compression technology to provide the best video quality from the smallest amount of video data. H.264 delivers the same quality as MPEG-2 at a third to half the data rate and up to four times the frame size of MPEG-4 Part 2 at the same data rate.

Files with h264 file extension can be most notably found as video files encoded using MPEG-4 H.264 codec. H.264 is often used to transport video in high quality through 3G networks to mobile devices.

How to open:

Use Apple QuickTime or MPlayer to play video files in H.264 video file format.

How to convert:

Use any video converter, such as Freemake Video Converter, Miro Video Converter etc. to convert H264 video to any other video file format.
H.264 Encoded Video File - File openers


  1. Microsoft Windows Media Player
  2. Apple QuickTime Player
  3. Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
  4. Corel VideoStudio 2018
  5. CyberLink PowerDVD 17
  6. VideoLAN VLC media player


  1. Apple QuickTime Player
  2. Apple iTunes
  3. Roxio Toast 17
  4. VideoLAN VLC media player


  1. VideoLAN VLC media player



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