The file extension 264 is associated with a variety of video ripping applications and Alcatel Speed Touch DSL modems. 264 files related to video ripping applications are known as an H.264/MPEG-4 AVC format, which is a video in RAW format prior to converting it to H.264. H.264 is a standard format for playing back videos on a variety of media player programs. Alcatel Speed Touch DSL Modems are part of the Technicolor brand and can include single and multi-user modems used with DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) gateways.
If the 264 file extension is related to video ripping applications, the file is categorized as a video file type which contains videos in RAW H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video format. The format was standardized in 2003 for the purpose of providing high quality video which is delivered at a lower bit rate than the earlier standard video formats without expanding the design which would be cost prohibitive to integrate with a variety of applications. The applications include broadcast systems, high resolution video and various types of networks, DVD media storage, and telephone systems used in multimedia applications.
264 files which are associated with Alcatel Speed Touch Modems are categorized as a plugin file type which contains data that extends the capabilities of Speed Touch Modems. Alcatel Speed Touch Modems are used in the home and by professionals in an enterprise setting. The Pro version has enhanced features which allow the device to function as a router as well as a modem.
How to Open 264 Files
If the file extension 264 is associated with video RAW format and video ripping programs, the file can be opened using a variety of video editing applications. The video editing applications can convert the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC RAW format to standard H.264, so the file can be played back using a variety of media player applications.
If you are using the Windows operating system or Mac OS X, you can open the 264 file extension using Adobe Premiere Pro, which is a professional video editing software application. Adobe Premiere Pro is available for download on the Adobe website and supports both AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards for GPU acceleration.
You can also opt to open the file extension 264 using Roxio, which is a multimedia suite that provides tools for editing video, audio, and image files. If you are using Windows, you can use Roxio Creator NXT Pro which is available as a paid download on the Roxio website. For Mac OS X, you can use Roxio Toast 11 which is available on the same website as well.
If a 264 file is related to Alcatel Speed Touch Modems, it can be opened using any modem in the line of Speed Touch devices. Since this type of 264 file is a plugin which extends the modem capabilities, it must be opened using the appropriate device it is associated with.
If you are a developer, you can open and view the contents of the file extension 264 using a developer application such as Eclipse Plugin which is designed to create plugins for a variety of devices and applications. The source code in a plugin file type can also be viewed using any text editing program such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, or gEdit and Nano Editor for Linux.