What are the video file extensions for a Pelco DVR?

Issue

  • What are the video file extension for a Pelco DVR?
  • What are the native export formats for Pelco Video Recorders?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DX1100
  • DX2000
  • DX3100
  • DX4000
  • DX4100
  • DX45/4600
  • DX47/4800(HD)
  • DX7000
  • DX7100
  • DX8000
  • DX8100
  • DX9000
  • Digital Sentry
  • Endura
  • VideoXpert

Cause

Video files information

Resolution

  •  DX1100
    • Video file extension .bin
    • DX1100Viewer will be used to playback video file.
       
  • DX2000
    • Video file extension .REC or .LIV
    • Snapshot .601
    • DX2000viewer will be used to playback video file.
       
  • DX3100
    • Video file extension .dsf (export from dx3100rx or server)
    • Video file extension .mpg (export from server)
    • DX3100RX software will be used to playback .dsf. (can not be altered) 
    • Windows media player will be used to playback .mpg
       
  • DX4000
    • Video file extension .avi (avi is exported when a backup is done on the DX4000)
    • DX4000 Backup player.exe ( check authenticity of video
    • Windows media player will be used.(must install IMM4 codec) windows 7 and higher not supported
       
  • DX4100
    • Video file extension .exp (export from at server or client)
    • Video file extension .avi (export from client)
    • Backup at server Folders/ files includes.
      • sacondb
      • saevtdb(Dat file, classic Event log, IDX file)
      • timetable(sacondb)(saevtdb/.tlm)
      • sacondb/saevtdb.fix
    • DX4100 viewer included from DVR  export will be used to playback .exp/.avi
    • DX4100 Client will be used to playback server Backup files.
    • Windows media player will be used to playback .avi.
      Note: avi video format may require: Pelco_AVI_CODEC.exe to playback the video using windows media player.  If needed,
      contact Pelco tech support to get the link for the download.
       
  • DX4500/DX4600
    • Video file extension .exp (export from at server or client)
    • Video snapshot .jpeg ((export from at server or client)
    • Backup at server Folders/ files includes.
      • lgecondb (DAT/Class Event log/IDX)
      • lgeevtdb  
      • timetable (lgecondb/tlm) (Igeevtdb)
      • Igecondb/Igeevtdb.fix
    • DX4500_DX4600 Export Viewer included from DVR export will be used to playback .exp/.avi
    • DX4500_DX4600 Client or DX45/46 server will be used to playback server backup files.
       
  • DX4700/DX4800(HD)
    • Video file extension .exp (export from at server or client)
    • Video file extension .avi (export from client.)
    • Video snapshot .JPEG ((export from at server or client)
    • Backup at server Folders/ files includes.
      • sacondb (DAT/Class Event log/IDX/pos)
      • saevtdb
      • timetable(sacondb/tlm) (saevtdb)
      • multpartinfo
      • sacondb/saevtdb .fix
    • DX Series Export Viewer included from DVR export will be used to playback .exp/.avi
    • DX Series Client or DX4700/DX4800 server will be used to playback backup files.
       
  • DX7000
    • Copy from server (backup) folder_nde_
      • Video file extension .nde/ndx
    • Video file extension .avi (export from client and server)
    • Back-Up Viewer will be used to playback _nde_/.nde-ndx
    • Windows media will be used to playback .avi.
       
  • DX7100
    • Copy (backup) folder _DDB_
      • Video file extension .bdb
    • Video file extension .avi (export from client and server)
    •  Back-Up Viewer will be used to playback _DDB_/.bdb
    • Windows media will be used to playback .avi
       
  • DX8000/DX8100
    • Video files extension .avi, .asf 
    • Video files extension .PNS (Native, export from server or client)
    • Video snapshot .BMP/.JPEG/.TIF
    • Backup folder PDB
      • Video file extension .pev, .pck, .pix
    • DX8100 Viewer included from DVR export will be used to playback .pns, .avi
    • DX8100 Client will be used to playback .pev, .pck, .pix 
       
  • DX9000
    • Video file extension .mpg
    • Video Originality Verifier will be used to playback .mpg (locate export viewer doc/set/avuser/desktop)
       
  • Digital Sentry
    • Video file extension .EXE or .XPA (Native formats - EXE includes the DS Media Player - Recommended format)
    • Other non native video file extensions  .AVI/ .H264/ .MPEG1,2,4/ .MJPEG
    • DS Media Player is the playback viewer for Digital Sentry video exports.
    • Still frames (snapshot) can be exported in .BMP, .GIF, .JPEG, .PNG, and .TIFF formats.
       
  • Endura Workstation
    • Native video file extension .PEF and .PPX.  The .PEF file is a single-camera export, whereas the .PPX file is a playlist that contains video clips from one or more cameras.
    • Other non-native video file extension .AVI
    • The Endura Export Player is the playback viewer for opening the .PEF and .PPX file formats.
    • Still frames (snapshot) can also be exported in .JPG, .BMP, and .PNG formats.
       
  • VideoXpert
    • Native file extension .ZIP.
    • VideoXport is the native player to be used for playback.
    • Still frames (snapshot) can also be exported in .JPG and .PNG formats.
       

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