.ALV File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Photoshop Levels File

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

What is an ALV file?

Alv file extension has Adobe Photoshop Levels file type, developed by Adobe Systems, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Associated with Adobe Photoshop, the file saves settings for configured RGB (blue, green, and red) color levels of a picture. Users can find the file through the “Levels Presets” feature within the “Adjustments” panel.

There are different default levels files that come with the Photoshop CS5 installation, including Darker, Lighten Shadows, Lighter, Increase Contrast, etc.

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

alv file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Photoshop Levels File
Settings Files

How to open ALV file?

Double click the alv 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 .alv 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 alv 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 alv 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 ALV 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 alv file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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