A pvs file extension is related to the Parallels Desktop a virtualization software for Apple Mac computers. A pvs file stores configuration of virtual machine.

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

pvs file icon.pvs - PolyView slide show script

pvs file icon.pvs - ProductView structure file

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PVS file extension - Parallels configuration data

What is pvs file? How to open pvs files?

File type specification:

Virtual machine, virtualization software related file type icon Virtual machine, virtualization software related file type

pvs file icon: pvs filetype icon

The pvs file extension is associated with the Parallels Desktop. Parallels Desktop is used to create virtual computers on one physical machine. the PVS file contains settings of the virtual machine including processor settings, memory settings, network settings, graphic card settings etc.

The pvs file is stored in simple text format and can be viewed in simple text editor, such as Windows Notepad, Notepad++, TextEdit, gedit.

The pvs file is related to Virtual machine hard disk image with virtualized operating system. Parallels virtual hard disk has hdd file extension.

The default software associated to pvs file type:

Parallels Workstation icon

Parallels Holdings Ltd. logo Parallels Workstation  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Parallels Holdings Ltd.

Parallels Workstation is virtualizing application for Windows and Mac used to run multiple OS configurations at the same time on one physical PC. Parallels Workstation is compatible with Parallels Mobile app for iPad and iPhone.

Parallels Desktop for Mac icon

Parallels Holdings Ltd. logo Parallels Desktop for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
  Parallels Holdings Ltd.

Parallels Desktop for Mac is popular virtualization software used to run Microsoft Windows and other operating systems on Mac computers running Mac OS X. It is able to run virtualized operating systems very fast with full 3D acceleration support and without lost Mac performance.

Parallels Workstation for Linux icon

Parallels Holdings Ltd. logo Parallels Workstation for Linux  Linux/Unix software

Company or developer:
  Parallels Holdings Ltd.

Parallels Workstation is virtualizing application for Linux used to run multiple OS configurations at the same time on one physical PC. Parallels Workstation is compatible with Parallels Mobile app for iPad and iPhone.

Related articles:

Convert Parallels Desktop virtual machine to Vmware Workstation

Help how to open PVS files:

Use file with Paralles virtualization software to open the pvs file.

How to convert file with extension PVS:

The pvs file is used by the VMware vCenter Converter to convert Parallels virtual machine to VMDK file (VMware virtual machine).

Find conversions from pvs file:

pvs to pdf

pvs to vmdk

Find converter to pvs file type:

hdd to pvs

tib to pvs

vmx to pvs

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

  • Open pvs file
  • Create pvs file
  • Import pvs file
  • Settings pvs file

Software that open pvs file - Parallels configuration data

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

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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