What is .DAV File?
DAV is an encrypted format created by a DVR365 digital video recorder, such as the DSD304, DSD308, or DSD316 DVR. DAV is commonly used for recording video captured by CCTV cameras in China.
How to Open and Play DAV File?
DAV file cannot be natively playback with the populare media players like VLC, KM player. In order to play DAV with VLC, the all-in-one codec pack K-Lite Codec Pack is needed to download and install.
To open and play DAV files without conversion on Windows PC, the recommend choice is to hire a special software package, the DVR365 Player software that ships with the DVR365 digital video recorder. Currently there is no way to play DAV files on Mac computer.
Luckily, we can convert DAV to more frienly fromat like convert DAV to MP3, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, FLV, DV, ProRes, H.264, etc to play DAV on Windows PC, Mac computer and portable devices like Samsung Gallary, iPhone, iPad, Nexus, Zune, PSP, Kindle Fire, HDTV, etc or upload DAV to YouTube, YouKu, Hulu, etc. or edit DAV in Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere, iMovie, Final Cut Pro/Express, Avid. This article includes a guide on how to convert DAV to MP3, AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, FLV, etc on Windows or on Mac.