VC1 File Type

- The quick facts

What are VC1 files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VC1 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 a VC1 file?

A .VC1 file is a SMPTE 421 (VC-1) Video file.

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open VC1 files

We have identified one VC1 opener that is compatible with this specific type of VC1 file.

Programs that open SMPTE 421 (VC-1) Video files

Last updated: December 23, 2021

Suggest another file format using extension VC1

While we know of one file format using the .VC1 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 .VC1 file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of VC1 files. Remember, different programs may use VC1 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
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
5KPlayer5KPlayerUser submitted
Microsoft Windows Media PlayerMicrosoft Windows Media PlayerUser submitted
Cyberlink PowerDVDCyberlink PowerDVDUser submitted
Light AlloyLight AlloyUser submitted
MPC-BEMPC-BEUser submitted
FinalCodecs Spring Festival EditionFinalCodecs Spring Festival EditionUser submitted