|⇒ Category:||Video Files|
📌 A .VID container branch correlates with a generic video resource type which has been formerly saved in one of many possible video file extensions. Frequently, the original file’s format becomes modified from the source definition to .VID. For instance, a user may decide to rename a desired file from seq1.mov to seq.vid, if he desires to open it, playback and reproduce in one of the accustomed media players. As long as nowadays the .VID file items can be encountered quite rarely, some suites which formerly have been compliant to open and visualize .VID content are currently not eligible to do so. For instance, Apple QuickTime Player is no longer permitted to reproduce and review .VID entries, while Microsoft Windows Media Player is not capable of identifying the .VID records by default.
|⇒ Category:||Game Files|
|⇒ Developer:||Bethesda Softworks|
📌 In extended clauses, the .VID specification may be oriented on the video clips, exploited by multiple computer video games designed by Bethesda Softworks, like The Elder Scrolls 2: Daggerfall and Terminator: Skynet franchises. Accurately, it includes audio and video data stored in the Bethesda .VID definition. .VID file entries are generally applied to store internal cutscenes and visual demos, reviewed during the gameplay process. Basically, you may expect to encounter a .VID file item only when you are discovering the in-game resource database embedded into an old Bethesda Softworks gaming distributives preinstalled onto your computer node. Currently the term serves as a quite seldom and archaic definition, as long as the format is exploited only in Bethesda Softworks games released before early 2000’s.
📌 In practice, the .VID items can be easily opened up by typical, daily used media players, such as VLC and Media Player Classic. If the .VID extension is not supported by your principal toolset, you can attempt to manually rename the format title from .VID to .MP4 or .MOV, and try to open it up once again. Besides, the .VID resources can be effortlessly converted to other tech definitions by various software converters, like HandBrake or FFmpeg, in the programmable way. In any of the cases, generally the noted records can be processed, sustained and managed only in scope of the desktop operating system and is not compatible with Android and iOS devices, available within your corporate or domestic infrastructure. Generally, the format is a bit out-of-date and is rarely met in modern platform foundations.