The File Extensions Database

.890 File Extension

  • Developer by: Cavena
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .890 file?

.890 is Cavena Subtitles File

Movie subtitles file format created by Cavena, an organization that develops subtitle preparation, transmission, and postproductions solutions; saves a list of subtitles with timestamps that synchronize the closed captions with video.

The 890 format is proprietary but is still supported by third party applications. Cavena provides a program called Toolbox that can export 890 files to the standard EBU .STL format.

Programs that open Cavena Subtitles File
Cavena Toolbox
Subtitle Edit

How to solve problems with 890 files

  • Associate the 890 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 890 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.890 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 890 file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .890 is Cavena Subtitles File. Because only the current version supports the latest 890 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Cavena manufacturer website after an available .890 is Cavena Subtitles File update.
  • To make sure that your 890 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.