.AVS File Extension

Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Photoshop Variations File

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

What is an AVS file?

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

Typically associated with Adobe Photoshop, the file stores a number of settings used to edit an image. User may access the file by going to: Image – Adjustments – Variations.

However, a bunch of 64-bit Photoshop versions come without the “Variations” submenu. In this case, user may download a special plug-in provided by Adobe to resolve the issue.

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

avs file icon
Adobe Systems
File Type:
Adobe Photoshop Variations File
Settings Files

How to open AVS file?

Double click the avs 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 .avs 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 avs 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 avs 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 AVS 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 avs file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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