What are AVR files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening an AVR file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your AVR files.
What is an AVR file?
AVR files have multiple uses, and DVR TV Recording is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
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 ten different AVR openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: February 24, 2023
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 file 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.
Avira AntiVir Message File
We know that one AVR format is Avira AntiVir Message File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
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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