File Extension Library

.AVB File Extension

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

What is an .AVB file?

.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 Open .AVB file on different platforms

Open .AVB File on Windows

  • Right-click a .AVB
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .AVB file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .AVB files" Press "Ok"

Open .AVB File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .AVB file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .AVB File on Linux

Right click on the .AVB file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .AVB File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .AVB file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .AVB File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .AVB files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

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.)