.ADV File Extension
- Category: System Files
- Format: Binary
What is an .ADV file?
.ADV is Audio Driver File
Driver file used by some older games for providing game compatibility with sound cards; often used for generating MIDI or PC speaker sounds.
An example game that uses ADV files is Dune from Virgin Interactive, which was released in 1993.
File Type 2 Ableton Device Preset File
Settings file created by Ableton Live, an audio production program often used for creating electronic mixes; saves device presets, which act as an audio filter for generating unique sounds; can be applied to a "live set" (.ALS file) for creating low-fi, warping, or other sound effects.
File Type 3 Nortek Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter File
Data file that stores Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter (ADV) data, which is used to capture velocity measurements of water, particles, and other matter; used in scientific research to study rapid current fluctuations in the ocean or in the laboratory.
Nortek WinADV is discontinued and no longer available.