What are VGZ files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a VGZ 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 VGZ file?
A .VGZ file is a VGZ Video file.
.VGZ files are video files compressed using Super Motion Image Compression Technology (SMICT). This technology is designed for high-speed video files, such as those used in security systems and other applications that require fast-motion video. The VGZ file format is designed to deliver high-quality video at high frame rates.
Specialized software or hardware that supports the SMICT algorithm can play the VGZ file format. Security camera systems, traffic cameras, and other high-speed video applications that require a fast frame rate often use these files.
Note that compared to other video compression technologies, such as H.264 or MPEG-4, the VGZ file format is not as widely supported. This is due to the fact that SMICT is a proprietary technology and that special software or hardware may be required in order to play back VGZ files. In addition, this format may not be compatible with some media players or video editing software.
How to open VGZ files
Important: Different programs may use files with the VGZ file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your VGZ file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested three different VGZ openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: January 19, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of VGZ files. Remember, different programs may use VGZ 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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