File Extension DPS

File type: DivX XP Skin

About the DPS file type:

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The DPS file extension is actually an acronym for the DivX Player Skin. This type of file is described as archives using the ZIP format file which allows the user to rename the DPS file extension to ZIP to examine the actual contents of the skin file. DivX Player is considered as the official player application that caters to DivX contents and supported by the DivX Codec (Compressor and Decompressor). These video files associated with the DivX Player are characterized by their exceptionally high quality, based on the MPEG-4 video standards. The DivX video is also being touted as the MP3 format of the video industry. The DivX Player comes with a default skin incorporated in the installation package. Other skin files can be downloaded by the user from different host sites and the server of the DivX website. Skin files like the DPS file extension are normally visual enhancements that add to the appeal of the look of the Player. It improves the graphical representation of the player interface on the user screen but does not directly affect the functionality of the DivX Player.

Detailed information for file extension DPS

Category: Miscellaneous Files
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: DivX for XP
Open with Linux: N/A
The DivX Player supported by the DPS file extension is a Windows based program distributed with the DivX Codec by the DivX Networks. This player supports enhanced HD (High Definition) playback playing all times of DivX files including the VOD (Video On Demand) format along with the DivX 3, 4, 5, and 6 formats. It also has integrated support for all of the innovative functions of the DivX Media Format and remains as one of the most ideal ways of enjoying DivX videos. The player which benefits from the visual appeal provided by the DPS file extension supports interactive video menus, alternate audio tracks, file metadata, chapter points, and multiple subtitles. With the backward compatibility of the application, the support for all older files generated for the DivX content will surely be supported. When renaming the file extension to ZIP, users must remember to return it to the default DPS file extension format to make sure that the DivX Player will be able to read the skin file.