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Solved – How to Play DAV Videos on DAV File Player and Other Media Players

If you have some DAV files while do not know how to play them on your computer. Do not worry, this article will help you get the right DAV file player and provide a way for DAV files conversion so you can play them handily. Get the best DAV video converter here: http://www.videoconverterfactory.com/download/hd-video-converter-pro.exe
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Speaking of DAV video, some of you would wonder, “I know it’s a video format and I have VLC on my computer while it can’t play the video, how to play DAV file in VLC”. So what is a DAV file format and how to play DAV files on PC? In brief, DAV file is a common file extension created by surveillance (CCTV) security cameras. And the DAV videos are saved in MPEG format and they are often encrypted for more security.

Two Simple Methods to Play the DAV Files on Windows

In view that DAV is not a mainstream video format and the videos are encrypted, some popular media players like VLC, KMPlayer, PotPlayer, and Windows Media Player can’t open and play the DAV files. Moreover, the DAV format is not compatible with video editors like Windows Movie Maker and iMovie. To open DAV file, you need some professional DAV players. So here will show you the specific guide on how to play the DAV files. Just keep reading.

Method 1 – Play the DAV File with the Default DAV Video Player

To play DAV videos, the best way is to take the default DAV file player provided by the company which produces the cameras that record the videos as DAV format. And if you want to find a DAV player for windows computer, you can take DVR365 Player Software, Dahua Smart Player, Amcrest Smart Player and more.

DAV Format Player

DAV Format Player

You can download these DAV file players from the official site. Here I will take Amcrest Smart Player as an example. After the installation, add or drag the DAV files into the interface then you can view the DAV videos. Besides, there’s an “Export File” icon on the player which supports you to convert the DAV videos to AVI format. But if you find that the converted AVI videos are not playable on media players which support to open the output AVI videos; or if you want to convert DAV files to MP4, MKV, and other mainstream video formats so that you can play the videos on your preferred video player, you can find the solution on method 2.

Method 2 - Convert and Play Your DAV File for Freely Playback

Another way on how to open a DAV file is to convert the DAV file to popular video formats first. Then you can stream the converted videos to your local media players and video editors freely. Since .dav is not a common video format and there are just few video converters that can convert the DAV files. However, WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, that can convert a DAV video to AVI, MP4, MKV and more without a hitch. Moreover, this video converter can improve video’s quality and join video clips together.

There are just three simple steps. You just need to free download this video converter and follow me to finish the DAV conversion.

Simple Guide on the DAV File Conversion

Converting Steps:

Add or drag the DAV files into the interface > Select the output video format > Press the Run button to start the DAV conversion.

Tips: You can add the original DAV videos or the AVI videos that converted by the DAV players recommended on method one. On the output format section, you can choose AVI, MP4, MKV, MPG and more since this converter support 300+ video formats and devices. Just select the one you wanted.

The Whole DAV Videos Conversion Process

The Whole DAV Videos Conversion Process

Optional

Here you can change the output video’s parameter on the Setting part. Here you can change the video encoder, adjust the frame rate, change the resolution and so forth.

Some users take this video converter as a smart HD video editor as well. You can easily cut the video, merge DAV videos, add special effect of the DAV video and more.

Edit the DAV Videos

Edit the DAV Videos

Play DAV File on Other Media Players after Conversion

Play DAV File on Other Media Players after Conversion

This is also a DAV file VLC playback solution. After the conversion, you can play the converted DAV videos on the frequently used media players like VLC, KMPlayer. Editing the DAV files on this video converter or other video editors is no longer a problem after the DAV conversion. And you can even upload the video to video-sharing sites like YouTube, Facebook after editing.

Just take the method you preferred to help you open the DAV files.

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