264 File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a 264 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .264 files.

What is a 264 file?

Files with the .264 extension are most commonly associated with video ripping software. StaxRip and RipBot264 use this file extension for temporary video files. The 264 files are created when this software is used to extract video data that can be encoded into other video formats. These files store the raw video data before the actual conversion occurs. They are normally deleted automatically after the video conversion is completed.

How to open 264 files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension 264 for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different 264 openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension 264

While we know of one file format using the .264 file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .264 file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of 264 files. Remember, different programs may use 264 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

PowerDVDPowerDVDUser submitted
ALLPlayerALLPlayerUser submitted
OpenSubtitlesPlayerOpenSubtitlesPlayerUser submitted
VideoPad Video EditorVideoPad Video EditorUser submitted
Pro/ENGINEERPro/ENGINEERUser submitted
DVRPlayer ApplicationDVRPlayer ApplicationUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
GOM PlayerGOM PlayerUser submitted
YouTube to ALLPlayerYouTube to ALLPlayerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with 264-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with 264-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!