Open viv file

viv file icon Did your computer fail to open viv file? We explain what viv files are and recommend software that we know can open your viv files.

What is viv file?

Files with viv extension can be generally found as video files. Either from the now discontinued VivoActive platform, or perhaps Vividas.

viv file description

File extension viv is mainly related to the  VivoActive streaming video format that was once used by RealNetworks but eventually discontinued. VivoActive products are still offered "as is."

No development efforts have been made on VivoActive products since 1997 and RealNetworks has no plans to develop them further. VivoActive products have known incompatibilities with browser versions developed since 1997.

MIME types:

There seems to have been more video formats that use the VIV extension. For example Vividas video format. But it didn't make much of breakthrough and is very uncommon.

Software that will open viv file


Multimedia player with support for proprietary RealNetworks formats

Other viv file extensions

viv - Game info data

Files with viv file extension may also be found as game data archives or game info files from various, mainly older, games from Electronic Arts.

viv - PlayStation video data

Files with viv file extension may also be found as very old in-game videos from games for Sony Playstation gaming console.

viv - Vivaldi Studio music notation score

Files with viv extension can be found as old music notation sheets from now discontinued Vivaldi Studio software.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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