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.ASV File Extension

File Type 1Finale Auto-save File

3.0 (2 Votes)
CategoryBackup Files


File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is an ASV file?

File created by Finale, a music note creation application for playing instruments, vocals, etc.; replaced by the .ASVX file, which was released in Finale 2014; contains backup data for .MUS files similarly to .BAK files; created when MUS files are auto-saved by Finale.

More Information

To create a ASV file:

  1. You must first enable the backup creation option.
  2. Select Finale [version] → Preferences....
  3. Select "Save and Print" in the list on the left of the "Preferences" window, check the "Auto Save File(s) Every __ Minutes" checkbox, fill in the amount of minutes, and click OK.
  4. Now when your MUS files are auto-saved, a corresponding ASV file will automatically be created.
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Programs that open ASV files
MakeMusic Finale
MakeMusic Finale
Updated 11/15/2013

File Type 2Adobe Photoshop Selective Color File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
2.0 (1 Vote)
CategorySettings Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.ASV File Association 2

Color settings file used by Adobe Photoshop, a program used to create and edit raster graphics; contains color adjustment settings for cyan, magenta, yellow, and black (CMYK) values of different colors, which are on a scale from -100% to +100%); also contains the selective color method, which is either relative or absolute; used for saving color adjustment presets that can be applied to multiple images.

More Information

The Selective Color window can be accessed in Photoshop by selecting Image → Adjustments → Selective Color....

Programs that open ASV files
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
Adobe Photoshop CC 2017
Updated 2/14/2014

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