AZV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.azv - AirZip Compressed Image

The AZV graphic files are related to AirZip Accelerator. The AZV file is an AirZip Compressed Image. AirZip Accelerator enables image content to be compressed in real time to be optimally delivered to the device requesting the content thus reducing labor costs and enabling revenue improvement from applications using large images over slow speed lines.

AirZip Accelerator
Graphic files
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AirZip Compressed Image related extensions:
Scalable Vector Graphic
Elphel Project JP4 File
Altamira Composer Image
TikZ Graphic Data
Xaos Tools Bitmap Image
Corel Photo-Paint Image

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

Can't open a .azv 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 .azv file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

aav, asv, av, avz, axv, az, azd, azf, zav

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

MATLAB AutoSave File
Crestron SIMPL Program Autosave
Annodex Video File
OccuRec Recorded Video
Adobe Photoshop Selective Color
Final Draft AV v1 Document

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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