What is a .CREV File And How To Open It – Adobe Systems (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .crev extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .crev file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .CREV file?

The .CREV file extension is from Adobe Captivate Commentable SWF File. The creator of this file extension is Adobe Systems. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a data related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .CREV file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .CREV file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Captivate software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Adobe Captivate.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CREV file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 Adobe Captivate software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .CREV file on Mac

The .crev file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Adobe Captivate software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Adobe Captivate.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CREV file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: 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 Adobe Captivate 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 .CREV file?

If you cannot open the .CREV file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .CREV file.crf – Cal3D, .crl – Certificate Revocation List File, .crop – Crick Software, .crp – Paradox Interactive, .crpl – Knuckle Cracker. 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 .CREV file with the Adobe Captivate program on Windows and Adobe Captivate program on Mac.