File Extension Library

.MAV File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Database Files

What is an .MAV file?

.MAV file extension is created by Microsoft. .MAV has been classified as Database Files.

.MAV is Access View File

Shortcut file created by Microsoft Access, a relational database desktop program for Windows; stores a query that returns the results as a virtual table; used for saving a view shortcut; can be opened by double-clicking the file.

MAV files can be created by dragging a view object to the desktop.

List of all softwares that can open the Access View File
Microsoft Access 2016

How to Open .MAV file on different platforms

Open .MAV File on Windows

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

Open .MAV File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .MAV 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 .MAV File on Linux

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

Open .MAV File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .MAV 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 .MAV 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 .MAV files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .MAV files

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