File Extension AVC

  • Full name
    MPEG-4 AVC Advanced Video Coding Movie Format
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Have you encountered a problem with a AVC file? Don’t you know which program opens a file with this extension? You will find all the information you need about working with a AVC file here. In the further part of this page we have added a list of programs that should open your AVC file. It is enough you choose a proper application for your operating system, download and install it.

What is AVC file?

The file extension AVC is used by the antivirus software Kaspersky Anti-Virus for virus definitions. Updates will partially replace these files or add new ones. These files are usually called 'base001.Avc, ext001.Avc, ca001 or daily.Avc'. The attached numbers are incremented in 4 digits hexadecimal, eg 'base11bc'.

More info

These files can not be opened directly, but are used automatically.

Programs which can open a AVC file

How to open file with AVC extension?

In order to open a file with AVC extension one of the following programs must be installed on user’s system. If a problem with opening AVC file occurred, it is highly possible that none of the listed programs is present on user’s system. Even if one or more said programs are installed, there may be issues related with given programs. In order to solve a problem with AVC files, follow the instructions below.
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Install Windows Media Player or other program from the list

Most often resolving problems with opening AVC files is very simple. Just install an appropriate program that supports such files. All of the listed programs support AVC files, but may vary in offered function and purpose. Some programs may be capable only of viewing contents of AVC files or offer file conversion options, but may not be capable of editing such files.


Set Windows Media Player as the default program for opening AVC files

It is possible that although a compatible program has been installed on user’s system, it is not used by the system to open it. This may happen because no default application was associated with this type of files. To associate AVC files with given application, select "Open with" from drop-down menu (accessed by right-clicking on the file). Then select from the list the program or application you want to be used to open this type of file. If the Windows Media Player applications is not on the list, select "Browse" option in order to manually locate the directory where Windows Media Player has been installed.

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Check the section that lists most common problems with AVC files

Sometimes problems with opening AVC files may not lie with the application itself, but can arise due to other causes, such as:

  • File data is corrupted
  • AVC files has been not been completely download from the internet (only a part of the data has been downloaded)
  • Currently used user account hasn’t been granted necessary privileges to open AVC files (should that be the case, please contact your system administrator or IT specialist)
  • AVC file was being copied from a corrupted storage device and is incomplete or data is corrupted. (Copying files from unknown or untrusted sources should be conducted with great care as such files may contain malicious software, which can damage your system)

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