What is a .PSV File And How To Open It – Sony (Visual Guide)

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Have you downloaded a file with .psv extension, but you are not sure what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .psv file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .PSV file?

The file extension .PSV stands for PlayStation 2 Save File. This file extension was developed by Sony. This game related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .psv file on 1 platform.

How to open a .PSV file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the PSV Exporter software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .PSV file

2. In the second step 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 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 PSV Exporter software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .PSV file?

If you are still unable to open the .PSV file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .PSV file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .psv – Engineered Software, .psv – Pluralsight. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .PSV file with the PSV Exporter program on Windows.