Feb 262013

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.

How to Convert DAV to MP3, AVI, MP4, WMV, etc.?

Step 1: Download the free DAV Converter

Download the free DAV Converter. Run the DAV Converter after complete downloading.

Step 2: Convert DAV to AVI

Browse your computer to load your DAV file. Then set target file name. And click “Convert” button to start convert DAV to AVI.

Convert DAV to AVI

The DAV Converter can only convert DAV to AVI format. This step is finished is you only want to convert DAV to AVI. If you want to convert DAV to MP4, WMV, MP4, FLV, DV, ProRes, H.264, ect. or extract audio from DAV and convert DAV to MP3, continue follow the steps below.

Step 3: Convert the converted DAV file to MP3, MP4, WMV, FLV, etc

Free download AnyMP4 Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac). Install and launch the program.

Step 4: Add the converted DAV to AnyMP4 Video Converter

Press on “Add Video” button to load the converted DAV file in Step 2 to the program.

Convert DAV to MP3, MP4, WMV

Step 5: Set output profile as MP3, MP4, WMV or whatever wanted format

Click “Profile” drop-down. To convert DAV to MP3, select “MP3 – MPEG-layer-3 audio(*.mp3)” from “General Audio” category.

To convert DAV to MP3, select “MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4)” from “General Video” category.

Step 6: Start converting DAV to MP3, MP4, WMV, etc.

Press on “Convert” button to start converting DAV to MP3, MP4, WMV, or whaever wanted video or audio format.

  124 Responses to “DAV Converter: Convert .DAV file to AVI,MP4,WMV,MP3 to play on PC/Mac”

  1. Haloo I want to read Dav Video On my PC


  3. Many thank to admin

  4. thanks for your help .
    from IRAN

  5. Thanks to the admin.
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    From Spain.

  6. i want DAV vedio file converter to avi / mp4 / 3gp file on my pc

    plss help me now…..plsss send me link

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  8. thank you very much
    dinesh from mumbai

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  11. Excelente .. Muchas Gracias por su ayuda.

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    desde ColoMbiA

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    I Am From Iran
    I Hope You Success In Your Life.

  16. Thanks admin, it worked really great.
    From India

  17. wishes the best for you admin
    tnx so much & God bless you

  18. its works . tnx bro big like

  19. tank you


  21. The DAV to AVI converter worked great thanks.

  22. thanks for the help..good software

  23. Estimados se destacaron con esta herramienta rapida y efectiva. Mil Gracias…

  24. very thanks

  25. hi ,thanks ..its very good software

  26. It is a great help, Thanks alot.

  27. Thanks man. Very fast app

  28. Thanks so much for the help, this really works so well.



  31. Does exactly as claimed. 100% ok! Thanks for sorting out my problem!

  32. thank you very much. best software.

  33. This is a nice converter

  34. Thanks

    Very Nice software

  35. Very good software sir, Thank you very much

  36. Is there any dav converter for linux?

  37. thank you very much

  38. Ce convertisseur est une merveille. Merci à “administration” pour son info.

  39. Thanks for the DAV video conversion tool – it works a treat 🙂

  40. Hartley Thanks for the DAV video conversion tool

  41. DAV to AVI converter not only works very fast, but also there is no video loss in the final output avi file. Something really praiseworthy !!! Thanx admin

  42. thanks for the help..

  43. ffmpeg could work for linux

  44. thanks to u i was able to convert my cctv footage and catch the thief!!!!!

  45. really easy.. thanks

  46. Thanks a Million… Converter Works faultless… FEEL CONFIDENT WHEN USING IT.. SCANNED with AV’s and no viruses were found.

  47. Witam ten convwnder działa bez problemu przerabie DAV na AVI szybko

    DAV to AVI

  48. thanku so much


  50. Thank you very much for your help, works great!!!

  51. Excellent.

  52. itss veri helpful & esy 2fst..

  53. Very easy to use. No concerns on the output file.
    But you can only work with conversion one file at a time. It would be better if we can queue multiple .dav files for conversion then we can leave it and return

  54. its working you are rearly great job admin thanks lot

  55. Very very Thanxxxxx
    This application is working

  56. Спасибо, помогло!

  57. grazi funziona benissimo

  58. very helpful! thankyou! im from philippines!

  59. Thank you so much. This was very helpful and worked perfectly.

  60. The dav converter has converted my dav file (53 Mb) into 75 avi files (0,2 to 3.6 Mb) !
    How to make a single avi file ?

    • You can download the video converter in step 3. Add all your files into the program, check the option “Merge into One File” left beside the “Convert” button.

  61. i love you , its perfect ,so fast ,easy

  62. Thanks so much. god bless u.

  63. Thank You Very Very Much

  64. thank you

  65. I just wanted to let everyone know this program actually works, you helped me so much, every other tool I downloaded either didn’t work or tried to charge me money, so THANK YOU, very much for this!

  66. thank you very much ,i could resolve my issues.

  67. I m getting problem since last 7 days . so many many thanxs

  68. thanx for giving best path

  69. really helpful and impressive….

  70. thank u very much!!!!!!

  71. Thanks a lot

  72. THNX from Russia

  73. Thanks a lot

  74. Thanks too much from Ukraine)

  75. Very good software sir, Thank you very much

  76. Thanks a lot 🙂 . very helpful
    From Haïti

  77. Thank You Very Very Much i could resolve my issues.

  78. The free .DAV converter file does not work on MAC OS.

    • Hello Margaret, thanks for your comments. It’s a pity that TechiSky did not find any free DAV converter for macOS. You can download and try the professional DAV Converter for Mac in this article.

  79. thank u

  80. very important thanks

  81. Thank You Very Much Problem Solved with (the free DAV Converter).

  82. Excellent, Easy software and working fine

  83. nice

  84. very good

  85. excellent,Thanks,you solved my problem

  86. Thanks.!!! very nice and easy software. and is very fast as compare to others..

  87. Thanks!!! it is very nice, fast and easy software ..

  88. thanks dear

  89. Any chance you can add command line options for input file and output file so these can be run with a batch file?

  90. Good Software .

  91. thanku

  92. thanks my frend

  93. Thx Man, you helped much

  94. Thanks so much. The tool to convert from .dav to .avi works like a charm, super fast, super simple. It’s free, light, no ad.

  95. thanks my frend

  96. thanks

  97. Thanks Man

  98. THANK YOU it works like a dream. simple and quick.

  99. I like this software in Myanmar

  100. It work! Thank you.

  101. thanks


  103. Спасибо!

  104. Thank you!!!

  105. Thanks Mate. Works like a charm. No installation and not much CPU used.

  106. works like a charm!

    thank you!

  107. thank you

  108. thank yooouuuu soo muchh…….
    from INDIA

  109. this software very helpfull to find criminal’s video and image for me because some one demadge my vihcle and i had get cctv footage but its .dav file. so, i can’t open it in my pc and i need to convert in mp4 to watch properl.

    this software is real helpfull for me.

  110. thank you sir i will try this fist this our first time

  111. Hai its very useful,, thanks…

  112. dvr365 given pink screen when i tried to open .dav file

  113. gooodd

  114. It worked really well. Great straightforward product! Congrats.

  115. perfect and works great…