What is a .AVC File And How To Open It – Avid Technology (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .avc extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .avc file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .AVC file?

The .AVC file extension stands for Avid Media Composer Script. The development of this file was done by Avid Technology. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .avc file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .AVC file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .AVC file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .AVC file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .avc file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Avid Media Composer software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use Avid Media Composer software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .AVC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Avid Media Composer software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .AVC file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .avc file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Avid Media Composer software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Avid Media Composer software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .AVC file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Avid Media Composer software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .AVC file?

If you cannot open the .AVC file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .AVC file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .avc – Kaspersky Lab. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .AVC file with the Avid Media Composer program on Windows and Avid Media Composer program on Mac.