Files with av extension can be still found as old script writing documents made using Final Draft AV screen writing tool.

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AV file extension - Final Draft AV document (version 1)

What is av file? How to open av files?

File type specification:

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File extension av was used for the default document file type in version 1 of Final Draft AV (sometimes A/V) that was available as a separate product around the time of Final Draft 7.

It was alternative to the original specifically designed for the professional writers of commercials, corporate and training videos, documentaries, and presentations.

Document saved in this program used .av extension instead the .fdr used in Final Draft.

The final and last version of Final Draft AV switched to .xav files instead.

Updated: August 17, 2023

The default software associated to open av file:

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Company or developer:
Final Draft, Inc.

Final Draft is script writing software designed for professional writers. It is also able integrate training videos, presentations and audio to text documents.

Help how to open:

Some versions of Final Draft might still open .av files, but such support no longer exists in the most recent version of the software (21 from 2021). But otherwise import to Final Draft was possible through the exchange FCF format.

How to convert:

Original software did support export to PDF or FCF format.

Find conversions from av file:

av to fcf

av to fds

Find converter to av file type:

fd to av

fds to av

trec to av

List of recommended software applications associated to the .av 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 av file, edit av file, convert av file, view av file, play av file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Software that import av file - Final Draft AV document (version 1)

Programs supporting the exension av on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Final Draft for import av file action.


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