Files with fav suffix can be most often found as part of Microsoft Outlook e-mail client and personal manager. A fav file stores bar-shortcut settings.

There is one other file type using
the FAV file extension!

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FAV file extension - Microsoft Outlook bar-shortcut

What is fav file? How to open fav files?

File extension fav appears to be mainly associated with Microsoft Outlook, a personal information manager, which is part of Microsoft Office, developed by Microsoft Corporation.

A .fav file from MS Outlook represents bar-shortcuts retained in the folder.

Updated: April 22, 2024

The default software associated to open fav file:

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Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Outlook  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Outlook is a professional e-mail management tool and personal information manager distributed with the Microsoft Office suite. Outlook integrates the e-mail application, calendar, task manager, contact manager, and note-taking into one application.

Microsoft Office icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Office  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Office is popular productivity suite for Microsoft Windows. Microsoft Office contains a set of applications and services used to work with documents (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), presentations (Microsoft PowerPoint), databases (Microsoft Access) etc..

Microsoft Office can be also used to manage e-mail accounts, tasks, calendars and contacts (Microsoft Outlook). 

Help how to open:

Data from .fav bar-shortcut files are used for internal purposes of Outlook.

How to convert:

It is not possible to convert .fav files to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .fav 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 fav file, edit fav file, convert fav file, view fav file, play fav 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 fav files.

Settings file type for software that use fav file - Microsoft Outlook bar-shortcut

Programs supporting the exension fav on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Outlook for settings fav file action.

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