DRC File - opening and understanding

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

What is a DRC file?

A .DRC file is a Dirac video file. Through our analysis of DRC files, we know that one use of the format is Dirac video. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open DRC 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 DRC for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension DRC

While we know of one file format using the .DRC 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 .DRC file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

VideoLAN VLC media playerVideoLAN VLC media playerUser submitted
FLV and Media PlayerFLV and Media PlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
Media Player Classic frMedia Player Classic frUser submitted
SPlayerSPlayerUser submitted
Altium DesignerAltium DesignerUser submitted
GoPlayerGoPlayerUser submitted
Final Codecs New Year EditionFinal Codecs New Year EditionUser submitted
Altium Designer SummerAltium Designer SummerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with DRC-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 DRC-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!