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262 file format description

Many people share .262 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .262 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .262 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.h262 - H.262 Encoded Video

The H262 video files are related to VLC Media Player. The H261 file is a H.262 Encoded Video. H.262 is the CCITT standard for the video part of MPEG-2.

VLC Media Player
Video files
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H.262 Encoded Video related extensions:
Splash Pro EX Video
Quartz Composer Composition
m-View Video Stream
ArcSoft ShowBiz Captured Video
Sony PSP Movie File
Jnes Recorded Video

Naturally, other applications may also use the .262 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .262 files. Be especially cautious with .262 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .262 file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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