Files with acv file extension might be also found as audio drivers for OS/2 operating system.

There are 2 other file types using
the ACV file extension!

acv icon.acv - Adobe Photoshop colour curves

empty icon.acv - FreeBSD data

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Software that open acv file

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ACV file extension - OS/2 audio driver

What is acv file? How to open acv files?

File type specification:

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The acv file extension is associated with the IBM OS/2 operating system for IBM-PC compatible computers. It is also compatible with older applications for Microsoft Windows.

The acv file contains OS/2 audio driver that is used to compress and decompress audio data.

OS/2 operating system was discontinued in 2006. The successor is eComStation operating system.

This acv file type entry was marked as obsolete and no longer supported file format.

This type of file is no longer actively used and is most likely obsolete. This is typically the case for system files in old operating systems, file types from long discontinued software, or previous versions of certain file types (like documents, projects etc.) that were replaced in higher versions of their original programs.

The default software associated to open acv file:

OS/2 icon

IBM logoOS/2  Other operating systems or devices software

Company or developer:

OS/2 is operating system developed by IBM for personal computers. OS/2 is no longer marketed by IBM and support for OS/2 was discontinued in 2006. OS/2 is very similar like Windows in many ways, but also has similarities with Unix. The last version of OS/2 is named OS/2 Warp.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .acv file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .acv file extension

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

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with acv file - OS/2 audio driver

Click on the software link for more information about OS/2. OS/2 uses acv file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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