.XESC File Extension

Expression Encoder Screen Capture File

General Information

Title XESC File Extension
Extension .xesc
Full Form Expression Encoder Screen Capture File
File Type Video File
Developer Microsoft Corporation
MIME Type application/octet-stream

File Function

Primary Function Store video
Additional Functions Store audio, Encode screen captures
Features High-compression, Proprietary format

File Characteristics

Quality High-definition
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes, with compatible software

Use Cases

Screen Recording Yes
Video Editing Limited
Streaming No

Security and Practices

Security Risks Code execution, Malware
Best Practices Regular updates, Trusted sources

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2007
Latest Version Expression Encoder 4 (2010)

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .wmv, .avi, .mp4

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Microsoft Expression Encoder Paid, Free version available Windows
VLC media player Free Windows, Mac, Linux