File Extension Library

.PVM File Extension

  • Developer by: Parallels
  • Category: Disk Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .PVM files and how to open them?

Can't open .PVM file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .PVM file.

What is a .PVM file extension?

.PVM file extension is created by Parallels. .PVM has been classified as Disk Image Files. The format of .PVM file is Binary.

.PVM is Parallels Virtual Machine

A PVM file is a virtual machine created with Parallels Desktop emulation software. It contains the contents of a hard drive and memory that are used to load a Windows operating system (or other supported OS) on a Macintosh computer.

PVM files can be mounted as a hard drive by right-clicking the icon in the Finder and selecting Open With > Parallels Mounter. The contents of a PVM file may also be viewed by right-clicking the file and selecting "Show Package Contents."

List of all softwares that can open the Parallels Virtual Machine
Parallels Desktop 14 for Mac
VMware Fusion 10
File Type 2 Photo Video Manifest File
Developer by: OSTA Category: Text Files Format: XML

Index file used for organizing collections of digital content; developed by the Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA) as part of the Music/Photo/Video (MPV) standard; formatted in XML.

PVM files may be generated by various digital media devices such as printers and digital cameras. They can be read by any program that supports PVM format.

File Type 3 HP Photo Album
Developer by: HP Category: Misc Files

Digital photo album created with HP digital camera software; contains a list of images imported from an HP digital camera; often named "album.pvm" or "index.pvm;" used by HP Image Zone Express, which has been replaced by Photosmart software.

How to fix problems with .PVM files

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