DIVX, Digital Video Express Encoded Movie Files (.divx)

The DIVX Video file format

The DIVX file format is used to store high-definition and high-quality video files by compressing them to a fraction of their original size without any loss in quality. Making use of codecs, the files that can have up to a resolution of 1080 pixels are stored in MBs of space.

Technical details of DIVX files

DIVX files are media containers that make use of audio as well as video codecs to facilitate the compression as well as the playback of the files stored in this format. The codecs that are used are of two types: the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC DivX Plus HD codec, and the regular MPEG-4 Part 2 DivX codec.

More information about the DIVX file format

File extension .divx
File category Video
Example file Download example.divx file
Associated programs Video LAN VLC Media Player
DivX 7
Microsoft Windows Media Player
CyberLink PowerDVD 14
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 2.
Roxio Toast 12
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Useful links Know more about DivX
Developer DivX Networks Inc.
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