What is a .RVZ File And How To Open It – Dolphin (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .rvz extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .rvz file extension and how to open it.

What is a .RVZ file?

The file extension .RVZ stands for Compressed Wii/GameCube ROM. The developer of this file extension is Dolphin. The file has the binary format, and it is a game related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .rvz file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .RVZ file?

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

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .rvz file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Dolphin software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Dolphin.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .RVZ 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 Dolphin software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .RVZ file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .rvz file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .RVZ 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: 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 Dolphin software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .RVZ file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .rvz file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .RVZ 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Dolphin software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .RVZ file?

If you are still unable to open the .RVZ file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .RVZ file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .rw2 – Panasonic, .rw3 – Realmac Software, .rwd – NRG Systems, .rwd – Microsoft, .rwg – Gammadyne. 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 .RVZ file with the Dolphin program on Windows, Dolphin program on Mac and Dolphin software on Linux.