How to open DAV files

Did your computer fail to open a DAV file? We explain what DAV files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.

What is a DAV file?

Files that contain the .dav file extension are most commonly associated with video files that have been created by a variety of DVR365 digital video recorders.

These recorders capture video images that have been recorded by CCTV (closed circuit TV) cameras. The recorders and cameras are often used with one another by security departments or for home security purposes. The digital recorders that are hooked up to these cameras then save the videos in a modified MPEG file format.

The modified MPEG video files that are created are saved with digital recorders are saved with the the .dav file extension.

Software that will open, convert or fix DAV files

These apps are known to open certain types of DAV files. Since many different programs may use DAV files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific DAV file.

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We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with DAV-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with DAV-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!