File Extension Library

.AVB File Extension

  • Developer by: Avid
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .AVB files and how to open them?

Can't open .AVB 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 .AVB file.

What is a .AVB file extension?

.AVB file extension is created by Avid. .AVB has been classified as Video Files. The format of .AVB file is Binary.

.AVB is Avid Bin File

Library or "bin" of files used by an Avid video-editing project; stores references to media clips, sub-clips, sequences, titles, effects, EQ templates, etc.

AVB files are "pointer files" that organize files used by a certain project, but do not contain the actual media. Therefore, when backing up an Avid project, AVB files must be backed up along with the corresponding media files.

Avid bin files can be imported into an existing project by selecting File→Import and choosing an AVB file.

List of all softwares that can open the Avid Bin File
Avid Media Composer
Avid Xpress
Avid Media Composer
Avid Xpress
File Type 2 Microsoft Comic Chat Character
Developer by: Microsoft Category: Raster Image Files

File used by Microsoft Comic Chat, a chatroom application; contains an avatar that is referenced by the program to represent the user.

To use an avatar not included with Comic Chat, place the AVB file in the "ComicArt" folder in the application directory. Then, in the application, Select View → Comic Strip, click File → New Connection, select the "Character" tab, choose the name of the AVB file you just added, and click OK.

NOTE: Microsoft Comic Chat was discontinued but version 2.5 is still available for download.

List of all softwares that can open the Microsoft Comic Chat Character
Microsoft Comic Chat 2.5

How to fix problems with .AVB files

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