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VID file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vid - Bethesda Softworks Video

The VID video files are related to DagVid. VID file is a Bethesda Softworks Video. VID format used in The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall, Terminator: Skynet and Terminator: Future Shock computer games. The DagVid seems to be no longer supported.

Video files
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Bethesda Softworks Video related extensions:
CrystalPlayer Video
WideVine DRM Protected Video
TruVideo Video-only Stream
NewTek Uncompressed Video
MediaCam Video
VC-1 Video

.vid - Vidcom 64 Image

The VID graphic files are related to XnView. VID file is a Vidcom 64 Image. Vidcom 64 is a graphics program for the Commodore 64 home computer.

Graphic files
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Vidcom 64 Image related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

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

Can't open a .vid 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 .vid file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vis, vod, viv, vld, bid, viw, vif, vic, vdi, ivd, gid, cid, vix, vir, vie

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

FDS Imaging Software HW Configuration
DivX Video On Demand Movie
AMPAC Visualization File
VivoActive Video
BidMaker Data

Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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