Files with viv extension can be generally found as video files. Either from the now discontinued VivoActive platform, or perhaps Vividas.

There are 3 other file types using
the VIV file extension!

viv file icon.viv - Game info file

viv file icon.viv - Vivaldi Studio music notation score

viv file icon.viv - PlayStation video file

Detailed description

Software that works with viv file extension

Add comment

Bookmark & share this page with others:

VIV file extension - VivoActive video

What is viv file? How to open viv files?

File type specification:

Digital video and movie file type icon Digital video and movie file type

viv file icon: viv filetype icon

The viv file extension is mainly related to the  VivoActive streaming video format that was once used by RealNetworks but eventually discontinued. VivoActive products are still offered "as is."

No development efforts have been made on VivoActive products since 1997 and RealNetworks has no plans to develop them further. VivoActive products have known incompatibilities with browser versions developed since 1997.

MIME types:

There seems to have been more video formats that use the VIV extension. For example Vividas video format. But it didn't make much of breakthrough and is very uncommon.

The default software associated to viv file type:

RealPlayer icon

RealNetworks, Inc. logo RealPlayer  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  RealNetworks, Inc.

RealPlayer is a media player that supports most audio and video format as well as some proprietary RealNetworks formats. it is available in versions for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Help how to open VIV files:

Some media players support the playback of *.viv videos.

How to convert file with extension VIV:

Some video converters are able to convert *.viv files to other video formats.

Find conversions from viv file:

viv to avi

viv to flv

viv to mp3

viv to mp4

viv to ogg

viv to wav

Find converter to viv file type:

mp3 to viv

mp4 to viv

List of software applications associated to the .viv file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open viv file, edit viv file, convert viv file, view viv file, play viv file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the viv files.

  • Play viv file
  • Convert viv file

viv file player - programs that play viv file - VivoActive video

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play viv file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with viv file by default:
RealPlayer small icon RealPlayer
Other suggested software:
Kantaris Media Player small icon Kantaris Media Player
Crystal Player

Previous file extension
VIEWLET file extension > Digital video and movie file types

Next file extension
file extension VIVO


Follow us!

Enter any file extension without dot (e.g. pdf)
Search for file extension details and associated application(s)

RSS feed