What is a .IVR File And How To Open It – RealNetworks (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .ivr extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .ivr file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .IVR file?

The file extension .IVR stands for Internet Video Recording. The developer of this file extension is RealNetworks. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .ivr file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .IVR file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the RealNetworks RealPlayer 20/20 software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: RealNetworks RealPlayer 20/20.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IVR 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the RealNetworks RealPlayer 20/20 software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .IVR file on Android

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .ivr file on Android in few easy steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .IVR file in the download folder

First of all you need to locate 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 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

Please locate the app “Google Play Store” (picture above) and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

In order to open the file, you will have to search for the RealNetworks RealTimes Video Maker software and install it. The other software that opens the .ivr file on Android is RealNetworks RealTimes Video Maker. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .IVR file?

If you cannot open the .IVR file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .IVR file.ivr – RealSpace. 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 .IVR file with the RealNetworks RealPlayer 20/20 program on Windows and RealNetworks RealTimes Video Maker software on Android.