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How to Play H.264 Files

If you have trouble in playing back the H.264 files on your existing media player, there is a great and free H.264 player that you can try out. That's the VLC player. It works across platforms such as on Mac, Windows, Linux and etc. However, If you're used to your original media player and don't want to download another player on your computer, that's understandable. You can probably try to convert the H.264 files to other formats that's compatible with your own player. By the way, converting the H.264 files enables you to get the most out of it - recognized for playbacks in any application or device, supports further editing in any other software (i.e. iMovie or Final Cut) and so on.

What is H.264?

H.264 is an implementation of MPEG-4 Part 10, a standard for video compression. Compared to other video, it produces very high quality at a lower bitrate, which makes it more suitable to compress full high-definition video content into a smaller file size. However, it also consumes more resources than other popular video formats when it provides higher quality video. Actually, it's a video codec, which must be stored in other multimedia containers like the MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV and etc.

Play H.264 Files by Video Conversion

Considering various video formats that your H.264 files are probably saved in, you'd better convert the H.264 files for smoother playbacks on a variety of applications and devices or etc. To convert to or from H.264 files, you'll need some help from the Video Converter (Video Converter for Mac).

1. Download, install and run this program.

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2. Drag-and-drop the H.264 files from your computer's hard drive onto this program, open the format list by clicking the Output Format image icon on the right-hand side of the interface and then select any output format you want. There's also other presets available for your convenience.

3. Hit the Convert button to convert your H.264 files.

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Nov 27,2017 10:39 am / Posted by Christine Smith to Video

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Not sure about my spanish... ...tu celular acepta h264 en MP4. Todos celulares aceptas MP4 file. Convercion es necessario.
hi, I'm sorry to tell you that Wonderhshare Player doesn't support for playback DVR files. Our technical staff will take your point into consideration. Hope they can make it in the future.
hi, you can use a player to enjoy your videos. If you want convert the videos to the formats that your original player supports, you can try my way. Thanks!
ashok t
i want h.264 dvr files plaer
mi celular solo acepta archivos de video h264 como debo hacer para usar este reproductor
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