Convert DVR-MS to WEBM

Easily convert your DVR-MS files to WEBM format online.

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This free online tool lets you convert your files from DVR-MS to WEBM format quickly and easily. You can also batch convert DVR-MS to WEBM format by uploading multiple DVR-MS files above.

How to convert DVR-MS to WEBM?

  1. Drag and drop your DVR-MS files in the upload box above
  2. Click on the blue "Convert to WEBM" button to start conversion
  3. Once the conversion finishes, click the “Download” or “Download All” (Zip archive of all files) to download your WEBM files.

What file types are supported?

This DVR-MS to WEBM converter supports conversion of DVR-MS files such as .dvr-ms to WEBM video format. Max file size supported is: 1GB.

What is a DVR-MS (Microsoft Digital Video Recording) file?

Microsoft Digital Video Recording (DVR-MS) is the multimedia container file format that results when a Stream Buffer Engine (SBE) records television (TV) content. DVR-MS is proprietary to Microsoft, which designed it to store TV recordings captured by Microsoft products. In 2008 (with Windows 7), the Windows Recorded TV Show (WTV) format replaced DVR-MS.

 

How to open a DVR-MS file?

Microsoft Windows 7, 8, and 10 still support DVR-MS files. Therefore, a DVR-MS file opens with Windows Media Player. If an application requires DVR-MS, then Microsoft recommends using the following utility to convert WTV to DVR-MS: \Windows\ehome\WTVConverter.exe.

 

Other players that can open a DVR-MS file include VLC media player, Cyberlink PowerDirector, Cyberlink PowerDVD, and Cyberlink PowerProducer.

 

Developed by: Microsoft

Initial release: 2004

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVR-MS

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/ms778831(v%3dvs.85)

What is a WEBM (WebM) file?

WebM (WEBM) is a freely-licensed file container designed for the Web. Specifically, it was designed to be compatible with HTML5, originally. It supports chapters, captions, subtitles, metadata tags, streaming, attachments, 3D codecs, 3D containers, and hardware players. WEBM compresses video streams with VP8 or VP9 codecs, and audio with Vorbis or Opus codecs.

 

How to open a WEBM file?

VLC media player and MPlayer can open WEBM files on any operating system (OS). Other good choices for opening WEBM include Winamp for Microsoft Windows OS, and Elmedia for Mac OS X.

 

Microsoft browsers do not have built-in WebM codecs. Therefore, install the codecs separately. However, most browsers support WEBM files.

 

Developed by: Google; CoreCodec, Inc.

Initial release: 2010

Useful links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebM

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/webmmf/