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

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .avs extension, but you have never seen this extension before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .avs file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .AVS file?

The file extension .AVS comes from Avid Project Preferences File. The developer of this file extension is Avid Technology. The file is a settings related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .AVS file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .AVS file on various operating systems.

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .avs file on Windows.

1. The first step is 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: Locating your .AVS 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: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “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”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .AVS file on Mac

To open the .avs file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is 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: Finding your .AVS 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 right click on your file and choose “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”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .AVS file?

If you are still unable to open the .AVS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .AVS file.avs – Nullsoft, .avs – Intel, .avs – AviSynth, .avs – AVS Workgroup of China, .avs – Adobe Systems. 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 .AVS file with the Avid Media Composer program on Windows and Avid Media Composer program on Mac.