The File Extensions Database

.AVL File Extension

  • Developer by: ESRI
  • Category: GIS Files

What is an .AVL file?

.AVL is ArcView Legend File

Contains a legend or key for a map created with ESRI ArcView GIS (Graphic Information System) mapping software; includes symbology information used in the corresponding map file; saved in a standard text format and may be referenced by a ArcView project (.APR) file.

ArcView is part of ESRI's ArcGIS Desktop product family.

Programs that open ArcView Legend File
ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop
File Type 2 AntiVir Status Report File
Developer by: Avira Operations Category: Data Files Format: Text

Virus scan report file created by AntiVir, a Windows antivirus application; saved in a plain text format and contains a report of an antivirus scan; can later be uploaded to the Avira Malware Research Center for review.

AVL files include information such as the date and start time of the scan, the number of scanned files and directories, and any detected viruses. They also contain a reference to the .LOG file for the scan.

AntiVir reports are saved to the ProgramData\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\REPORTS\ directory, but they are loaded automatically by the software into the Overview → Reports pane within the user interface. From this pane, you can open reports to see the details of the antivirus scans.

Programs that open AntiVir Status Report File
Avira Antivirus Pro 2019

How to solve problems with AVL files

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