File Extension Library

.APPV File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft Corporation
  • Category: Archive and compressed Files

What are .APPV files and how to open them?

Can't open .APPV file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .APPV file.

What is a .APPV file extension?

.APPV file extension is created by Microsoft Corporation. .APPV has been classified as Archive and compressed Files.

.APPV is App-V archive

The appv file extension is associated with the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), a virtualization solution for Windows used to run applications without installation processes.

The appv file stores archive with application.

How to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .appv file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to fix problems with .APPV files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .APPV files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .APPV file format
  2. You need to check the .APPV file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)