The *.avhd file extension is related to the Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization service a part of Windows Server. The AVHD file contains snapshot of virtual system.

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AVHD file extension - Microsoft Hyper-V differencing disk file

What is avhd file? How to open avhd files?

The AVHD file extension is associated with the Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization service that is a part of Microsoft Windows Server operating system.

The *.avhd file stores virtualized system snapshot. Snapshot is a state of system created at particular point. AVHD files are stored in same folder as original VHD (Virtual Hard Disk) file.

The default software associated to avhd file type:

Microsoft Windows Server icon

Microsoft Corporation logo Microsoft Windows Server  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Server is server operating system based on Windows NT core. It is based on the same code as Windows Vista. However it contains many improved features as well as other server and  network features.

Microsoft Corporation logo Hyper-V  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Corporation

Hyper-V is used to create a virtualized server computing environment available in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Each virtual machine is a virtualized computer system that operates in an isolated execution environment. This allows you to run multiple operating systems simultaneously on one physical computer.

Help how to open AVHD files:

Use Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization to open *.avhd disk files.

How to convert file with extension AVHD:

As far as we know, this .avhd 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 .avhd 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 avhd file, edit avhd file, convert avhd file, view avhd file, play avhd file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 avhd files.

  • Open avhd file
  • Create avhd file

Software that open avhd file - Microsoft Hyper-V differencing disk file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open avhd file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with avhd file by default:
Microsoft Windows Server small icon Microsoft Windows Server
Hyper-V

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