The File Extensions Database


.AVG File Extension

  • Developer by: AVG Technologies (Grisoft)
  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .AVG file?

.AVG is AVG Antivirus virus database

The avg file extension is related to AVG Antivirus software from the Czech company AVG Technologies (formerly Grisoft).

The avg file contains virus database used to update the definitions. Might have been used in older versions of the program.


How to open:

The avg files are used for internal purposes of AVG Antivirus.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .avg 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 solve problems with AVG files

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