File Type Xvid-Encoded Video File IconXvid-Encoded Video File
File Format Standard (developed by Xvid)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common

An XVID file is a video file encoded with the Xvid codec. Xvid is an open source codec that uses MPEG-4 compression. While XVID files are not natively supported by most popular video players, they can be played once the Xvid codec is installed.

Open With

IconRoxio Creator

IconMicrosoft Windows Media Player with Xvid codec

IconMedia Player Classic with Xvid codec


IconRoxio Toast

IconEltima Elmedia Player

IconApple QuickTime Player with DivX and Xvid codec


IconXvid for SuSE Linux

IconXvid for Debian

Updated December 13, 2011