>> H262 file

H262 file format description

Many people share .h262 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .h262 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .h262 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:
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m-View Video Stream
ArcSoft ShowBiz Captured Video
Sony PSP Movie File
Chaoji VCD Subtitle
Avigilon Backup

Naturally, other applications may also use the .h262 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .h262 files. Be especially cautious with .h262 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .h262 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.

The .h262 file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

H.262 Encoded Video

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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