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.AV File Extension

File Type 1Final Draft AV Script

DeveloperFinal Draft
3.4 (16 Votes)
CategoryPage Layout Files

What is an AV file?

An AV file is a document created by Final Draft AV (version 1), a word processor used to create screenplays for commercials, corporate videos, and documentaries. It contains a script, which includes dialogue, character information, scenes, and video and audio columns. AV files also include information about the script, such as the title, length, writer, director, and draft version.

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The AV file is the main file used by version 1 of Final Draft AV to store scripts. AV files were replaced by XAV files with the release of version 2 of Final Draft AV.

To save the AV file in Final Draft AV, select File → Save or Save As and choose the AV file type. To open the AV file in Final Draft AV, select File → Open and choose the AV file type.

NOTE: Final Draft AV has been discontinued and is no longer available to download.

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Programs that open AV files

Final Draft AV
Final Draft AV
Updated 6/30/2017

File Type 2Video Surveillance File

2.8 (10 Votes)
CategoryVideo Files

.AV File Association 2

An AV file is a video file used to store surveillance video created by various cameras, such as wireless IP security cameras and dashboard cameras. It contains encrypted recorded video compressed in H.264 format. AV files may be played by Yoosee CMSClient and SAMTECH GPlayer.

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AV files are typically used for storing video recorded by eRobot Wireless IP cameras, which are used for remote video surveillance. CMSClient software allows users to play recorded AV files and convert them to .MP4 format.

AV files may also be recorded by dashboard cameras in vehicles. These cameras are used to capture driving footage, which is useful for documenting crashes and traffic violations. The dashboard cameras are also used by some police forces.

Programs that open AV files

Updated 3/30/2018

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