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.ASV File Extension

File Type 1Finale Auto-save File

3.3 (7 Votes)
CategoryBackup Files

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
Updated 11/15/2013

File Type 2Adobe Photoshop Selective Color File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
2.0 (1 Vote)
CategorySettings Files

.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
Updated 12/4/2018

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