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ADV file format description

Many people share .adv files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .adv file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .adv files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.adv - Ableton Live Device Preset

ADV file is an Ableton Live Device Preset. Ableton device preset contains a stored variation of a Live device. Ableton Live is a loop-based software music sequencer and digital audio workstation for OS X and Windows.

.adv file format description:
ADV format
Ableton Live
Configuration files
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Ableton Live Device Preset related links:
Ableton Live Device Preset related extensions:
Ableton Live Device Group
Ableton Groove File
Ableton Live Clip
Ableton Live Pack
Ableton Live Set
Ableton Meta Sound

Naturally, other applications may also use the .adv file extension. Even harmful programs can create .adv files. Be especially cautious with .adv files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .adv file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .adv file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

acv, dv, axv, avv, av, arv, adf, adc, ad, qdv, dav, awv, avd, asv, adg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Ableton Live Device Group
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