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

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 (Windows 11 and Windows 10 included) or on Mac (Monterey and Big SurSupported).

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.

125 comments on “DAV Converter: Convert .DAV file to AVI,MP4,WMV,MP3 to play on PC/Mac

  1. alioui khaled says:

    Haloo I want to read Dav Video On my PC

  2. KAVIRAJ says:


  3. Sinh says:

    Many thank to admin

  4. vahid says:

    thanks for your help .
    from IRAN

  5. Acreos says:

    Thanks to the admin.
    You save my life with that dav converter.
    From Spain.

  6. Sandeep Jain says:

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

    plss help me now…..plsss send me link

  7. Ali says:

    thank u so much 😉
    im from iran u saved my life.

  8. Anonymous says:

    thank you very much
    dinesh from mumbai

  9. as says:

    very helpful

  10. Dhanumjay says:

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  11. Juan says:

    Excelente .. Muchas Gracias por su ayuda.

  12. GUILLERMo says:

    gracias !!! amigo.
    desde ColoMbiA

  13. Anonymous says:


  14. toon says:

    thank you

  15. Iranian Man says:

    Thank You So Much.
    I Am From Iran
    I Hope You Success In Your Life.

  16. Jugal says:

    Thanks admin, it worked really great.
    From India

  17. soroosh says:

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

  18. shaheen says:

    its works . tnx bro big like

  19. Anonymous says:

    tank you

  20. EDÉN says:


  21. Lance says:

    The DAV to AVI converter worked great thanks.

  22. alexandre says:

    thanks for the help..good software

  23. Eddie Rojas says:

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

  24. SUNDAR MEGHNA says:

    very thanks

  25. edres says:

    hi ,thanks ..its very good software

  26. Steven says:

    It is a great help, Thanks alot.

  27. Roman says:

    Thanks man. Very fast app

  28. chantelle says:

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

  29. Emilia Reyna says:


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  31. Michael says:

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

  32. lawrence says:

    thank you very much. best software.

  33. This is a nice converter



    Very Nice software

  35. moin says:

    Very good software sir, Thank you very much

  36. chinmay says:

    Is there any dav converter for linux?

  37. ace says:

    thank you very much

  38. MILLOT says:

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

  39. Andrew says:

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

  40. Amrik Singh says:

    Hartley Thanks for the DAV video conversion tool

  41. from India says:

    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. Anonymous says:

    thanks for the help..

  43. mayank says:

    ffmpeg could work for linux

  44. kiran says:

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

  45. Anonymous says:

    really easy.. thanks

  46. Anonymous says:

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

  47. Mario says:

    Witam ten convwnder działa bez problemu przerabie DAV na AVI szybko

    DAV to AVI

  48. suryakant says:

    thanku so much

  49. AURANGZEB says:


  50. Nathan says:

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

  51. geeveez says:


  52. mono RNJN saha says:

    itss veri helpful & esy 2fst..

  53. Inan Licop says:

    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. chetan says:

    its working you are rearly great job admin thanks lot

  55. Gaurav batra says:

    Very very Thanxxxxx
    This application is working

  56. Anonymous says:

    Спасибо, помогло!

  57. Anonymous says:

    grazi funziona benissimo

  58. Anonymous says:

    very helpful! thankyou! im from philippines!

  59. Chad says:

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

  60. Mekki says:

    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 ?

    • admin says:

      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. msoh says:

    i love you , its perfect ,so fast ,easy

  62. pb says:

    Thanks so much. god bless u.

  63. Chamidu says:

    Thank You Very Very Much

  64. rick says:

    thank you

  65. IT DIRECTOR says:

    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. Anonymous says:

    thank you very much ,i could resolve my issues.

  67. Anonymous says:

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

  68. Anonymous says:

    thanx for giving best path

  69. atul heer says:

    really helpful and impressive….

  70. Arath7 says:

    thank u very much!!!!!!

  71. Anonymous says:

    Thanks a lot

  72. Sergo says:

    THNX from Russia

  73. Kalpesh says:

    Thanks a lot

  74. Dmima says:

    Thanks too much from Ukraine)

  75. shahzad says:

    Very good software sir, Thank you very much

  76. Kesner MORISSET says:

    Thanks a lot 🙂 . very helpful
    From Haïti

  77. Anonymous says:

    Thank You Very Very Much i could resolve my issues.

  78. Margaret says:

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

    • admin says:

      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. Anonymous says:

    thank u

  80. carlos torrado says:

    very important thanks

  81. Brian Mwaanga says:

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

  82. Riton Roy says:

    Excellent, Easy software and working fine

  83. Anonymous says:


  84. Anonymous says:

    very good

  85. mg says:

    excellent,Thanks,you solved my problem

  86. vijay says:

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

  87. vijay says:

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

  88. Dipen says:

    thanks dear

  89. Jeff Wright says:

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

  90. Anonymous says:

    Good Software .

  91. amit says:


  92. fatih says:

    thanks my frend

  93. Anonymous says:

    Thx Man, you helped much

  94. Hai says:

    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. kham says:

    thanks my frend

  96. Anonymous says:


  97. Anonymous says:

    Thanks Man

  98. Anonymous says:

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

  99. Anonymous says:

    I like this software in Myanmar

  100. OEM says:

    It work! Thank you.

  101. mahmoud says:


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  103. Anonymous says:


  104. BunHour says:

    Thank you!!!

  105. boomrang says:

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

  106. rayjohn says:

    works like a charm!

    thank you!

  107. Anonymous says:

    thank you

  108. Anonymous says:

    thank yooouuuu soo muchh…….
    from INDIA

  109. Darshita says:

    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. Anonymous says:

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

  111. shibu says:

    Hai its very useful,, thanks…

  112. Anonymous says:

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

  113. Anonymous says:


  114. Alfredo says:

    It worked really well. Great straightforward product! Congrats.

  115. Anonymous says:

    perfect and works great…

  116. George says:

    The DAV file to MP4 converter works like a charm! Thanks a lot.

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