APPV file format description
Many people share .appv files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .appv file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .appv files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.appv - App-V Virtual Application Package
APPV file is an App-V Virtual Application Package. Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) is an application virtualization and application streaming solution from Microsoft.
- .appv file format description:
- APPV format
- Microsoft Application Virtualization
- Archive files
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- App-V Virtual Application Package related links:
- App-V Virtual Application Package related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .appv file extension. Even harmful programs can create .appv files. Be especially cautious with .appv files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .appv 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .appv file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
app, ppv, appc, apv
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
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