The File Extensions Database

.ASVX File Extension

  • Developer by: MakeMusic
  • Category: Backup Files

What is an .ASVX file?

.ASVX is Finale Auto-save File

File created by Finale, a music notation program for instruments, vocals, and more; similar to the Finale .BAKX file; contains auto-save backup data for .MUSX files; updated 2014 version of the Finale .ASV file used in previous releases.

To create an ASVX file:

  • You must first enable the backup creation option.
  • Select Finale [version] → Preferences....
  • Select "Save and Print" in the list on the left of the "Preferences" window, check the "Auto Save File(s) Every __ Minutes" checkbox, fill in the amount of minutes, and click OK.
  • Now when Finale auto-saves your MUSX file, an ASVX file will automatically be created.
  • Programs that open Finale Auto-save File
    MakeMusic Finale
    MakeMusic Finale

    How to solve problems with ASVX files

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