The File Extensions Database

.8SVX File Extension

  • Category: Audio Files

What is an .8SVX file?

.8SVX is Amiga 8-Bit Sound File

Audio file used by the older Amiga personal computers; stores recorded audio in the 8-bit quality 8SVX format, which is a derivative format of the .IFF specification; supports mono and stereo sound.

Since Amiga computer systems are rarely used anymore, 8SVX files are primarily used for preserving and listening to old music.

NOTE: 8SVX files are sometimes seen with the ".iff" extension.

Programs that open Amiga 8-Bit Sound File
Cloanto Amiga Forever
Cloanto Amiga Forever

How to solve problems with 8SVX files

  • Associate the 8SVX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any 8SVX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.8SVX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the 8SVX 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 .8SVX is Amiga 8-Bit Sound File. Because only the current version supports the latest 8SVX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .8SVX is Amiga 8-Bit Sound File update.
  • To make sure that your 8SVX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.