.ADV File Extension

.ADV File Extension

File Type 1

Audio Driver File

Developer N/A
Popularity
3.4  |  8 Votes
Category System Files
Format Binary

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.

More Information

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

Windows
Virgin Interactive Dune
Updated July 24, 2012
File Type 2

Ableton Device Preset File

Developer Ableton
Popularity
2.4  |  5 Votes
Category Audio Files
Format Binary

What is an ADV file?

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

Windows
Free Trial
Mac
Free Trial
Updated August 29, 2014
File Type 3

Nortek Acoustic Doppler Velocimeter File

Developer Nortek
Popularity
2.5  |  2 Votes
Category Data Files
Format Binary

What is an ADV file?

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.

More Information

Nortek WinADV is discontinued and no longer available.

Programs that open ADV files

Windows
Nortek WinADV
Updated November 2, 2015

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