An appv file extension is related to the App-V (Microsoft Application Virtualization) virtualization software and used for its app archive files.

Detailed description

Software that open appv file

Add comment

Bookmark & share this page with others:

APPV file extension - App-V archive

What is appv file? How to open appv files?

File type specification:

Archive and compressed file type icon Archive and compressed file type

The appv file extension is associated with the Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V), a virtualization solution for Windows used to run applications without installation processes.

The appv file stores archive with application.

The default software associated to open appv file:

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Application Virtualization  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) is virtualization and application streaming software. It includes new capabilities designed to help IT support large-scale virtualization implementations across many sites and provides multiple delivery options, including over-the-Internet application availability to meet your business needs.

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 .appv 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 software applications associated to the .appv 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 appv file, edit appv file, convert appv file, view appv file, play appv 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 appv files.

Software that open appv file - App-V archive

Programs supporting the exension appv on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Application Virtualization for open appv file action.

Previous file extension
APPLE file extension > Archive and compressed file types

Next file extension
file extension APPXBUNDLE


Follow us!

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

RSS feed