.AVATAR File Extension

File Type:
Google Talk Avatar File

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

What is an AVATAR file?

Avatar file extension has Google Talk Avatar file type, developed by Google, which is associated with the "raster image files" category.

Typically used by Google Talk, the file contains an avatar saved in a .PNG or .JPG format. The file shows contacts’ pictures near their names within the user's contact list and when having chatting sessions

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

avatar file icon
File Type:
Google Talk Avatar File
Raster Image Files

How to open AVATAR file?

Double click the avatar 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 .avatar 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 avatar 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 avatar 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 AVATAR 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 avatar file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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