AVR File Type

- The quick facts

What are AVR files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an AVR file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an AVR file?

AVR files have multiple uses, and DVR TV Recording is one of them.

DVR TV Recording

The .avr file extension is used for a digital video file format for DVB-T set-top boxes. DVB-T stands for Digital Video Broadcasting Terrestrial, which is the standard for terrestrial digital video transmissions of television broadcasts in the EU.

Also known as MPEG-2 transport stream files, these AVR files contain digital video streams of television broadcasts. These are also generated by supported set-top box devices as recorded digital television broadcast streams.

These .avr files can be opened and played by the built-in digital video player software of these set-top boxes.

How to open AVR files

Important: Different programs may use files with the AVR file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your AVR file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

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

Last updated: June 23, 2022

All known file formats using extension .AVR

While DVR TV Recording is a popular type of AVR-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .AVR extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Audio Visual Research Audio Sample

This is an 8- or 16-bit audio sample format used on the Atari ST and older Apple Macintosh computers.

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

More file formats using the AVR extension

Through our research of AVR files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

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Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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