The File Extensions Database

.AWCAV File Extension

  • Developer by: ActiveWorlds
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .AWCAV file?

.AWCAV is ActiveWorlds Custom Avatar File

Virtual avatar file created by ActiveWorlds Browser, a 3D online chatting application; saves properties that specify the gender and appearance of a 3D character; can customize the face, hair, skin, clothes, and other features of a person's avatar.

To create a custom avatar, select Avatar → Custom Avatar from the application menu and then choose the "Show CAV window" button from the top application window bar. Next, select your avatar options and then click the Save Preset button. To load a custom avatar, select the Load Preset button.

Programs that open ActiveWorlds Custom Avatar File
ActiveWorlds Browser

How to solve problems with AWCAV files

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