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.ADV File Extension

File Type 1Audio Driver File

3.3 (7 Votes)
CategorySystem Files

What is an ADV file?

Driver file used by some older games for providing game compatibility with sound cards; often used for generating MIDI or PC speaker sounds.

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An example game that uses ADV files is Dune from Virgin Interactive, which was released in 1993.

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Programs that open ADV files
Virgin Interactive Dune
Updated 7/24/2012

File Type 2Ableton Device Preset File

2.8 (4 Votes)
CategoryAudio Files

.ADV File Association 2

Settings file created by Ableton Live, an audio production program often used for creating electronic mixes; saves device presets, which act as an audio filter for generating unique sounds; can be applied to a "live set" (.ALS file) for creating low-fi, warping, or other sound effects.

Programs that open ADV files
Updated 8/29/2014

File Type 3Nortek Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter File

2.5 (2 Votes)
CategoryData Files

.ADV File Association 3

Data file that stores Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter (ADV) data, which is used to capture velocity measurements of water, particles, and other matter; used in scientific research to study rapid current fluctuations in the ocean or in the laboratory.

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Nortek WinADV is discontinued and no longer available.

Programs that open ADV files
Nortek WinADV
Updated 11/2/2015

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