.ADV File Extension

File Type:
Audio Driver File

Having trouble opening .adv extension? Don't panic! This page explains what adv files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open adv files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is an ADV file?

Adv file extension has Audio Driver file type, which is associated with the "system files" category.

Driver file is commonly required to provide proper compatibility with sound cards to some older games. For example, a game called Dune, developed by Virgin Interactive, uses ADV files. Such files may be applied for creating PC speaker and MIDI sounds.

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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File Type:
Audio Driver File
System Files

How to open ADV file?

Double click the adv file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .adv extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the adv extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the adv file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open ADV files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the adv file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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