File Extension Library

.VIV File Extension

  • Developer by: Electronic Arts
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .VIV files and how to open them?

Can't open .VIV 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 .VIV file.

What is a .VIV file extension?

.VIV file extension is created by Electronic Arts. .VIV has been classified as Game Files. The format of .VIV file is Binary.

.VIV is Need for Speed Car Archive

Data file used by Need for Speed 1-3 car racing games; contains vehicle data such as 3D models, .FCE meshes, and sounds; used by the game to load racing cars; sometimes edited by game modders.

List of all softwares that can open the Need for Speed Car Archive
VIV Editor
Electronic Arts Need for Speed
File Type 2:

PlayStation Video File

Developer by: Sony Category: Game Files

Video file from an original PlayStation (PSX) game; contains video clips that are played back within the game; stored and a proprietary PlayStation format that cannot be opened on a Mac or PC.

File Type 3:

VivoActive Video File

Developer by: RealNetworks Category: Video Files

A VIV file is a video saved in a format created by Vivo software. It is typically used for storing adult videos. VIV files were replaced by .RM files.

VivoActive products were discontinued in 1997 and integrated into RealMedia. The format was still supported by RealPlayer for a number of years but is no longer supported.

How to fix problems with .VIV files

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