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FAV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.fav - Microsoft Outlook Navigation Bar

FAV file is a Microsoft Outlook Navigation Bar. Microsoft Outlook Bar shortcuts are retained in the folder shortcuts file (.fav) files.

.fav file format description:
FAV format
Application:
Microsoft Office Outlook
Category:
Data files
Mime-type:
application/octet-stream
Magic:
- / -
Aliases:
-
Microsoft Outlook Navigation Bar related links:
-
Microsoft Outlook Navigation Bar related extensions:
.bcm
Microsoft Office Business Contact Manager Data
.bcmx
Microsoft Office Business Contact Manager Customization
.ecf
Microsoft Outlook Extension Configuration File
.hol
Microsoft Outlook Holiday Data
.iaf
Microsoft Outlook Internet Account Settings
.ms-tnef
MS Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format

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

Can't open a .fav 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:

example.fav

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 .fav file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

av, rav, fxv, fag, fac, dav, bav, tav, fzv, fv, fad, fab, cav

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

.av
Final Draft AV v1 Document
.tav
TIGR Array Viewer Format Data
.fac
Bioware Aurora Faction
.bav
The Bat! Anti-Virus Plugin
.fa
FASTA Sequence
.fad
LightJockey Fader Data

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