How to Open ACV File in Windows, MAC and online

  • Extension: .ACV
  • File type: Images
  • Description: The Adobe Photoshop colour curves
  • Developer: Adobe
  • Format: binary data
  • MIME type: application/x-photoshop


Opening ACV Files? If you have a File with the .ACV Extension you need specific programs that can open, edit, view and convert this format type. Specific software like an editor, viewer or reader.


What is a .ACV File

An ACV file can have information of the following types:

  • Adobe Photoshop colour curves files: It is related to Adobe Photoshop application. File stores Photoshop colour curves information presets.
  • Compress and decompress audio data: The information format is a Compress and decompress audio data. It is related to the OS/2 operating system driver.
  • FreeBSD files: It is related to FreeBSD operating system. *.acv files were found in some FreeBSD installation packages.


Programs to Open ACV Files

The first step is to use the double click method or tap in the file icon. If windows finds  program associated with the extension tt will launch it. If it doesn’t recognise it it means you don’t have installed the software needed for Adobe Photoshop color curves in your PC or mobile device.

The following programs can help you open, view, edit or convert:

  • Adobe Photoshop (Microsoft Windows).
  • OS/2.
  • FreeBSD (Linux).


.ACV related extensions



How to open ACV Files


  1. First, find your .ACV file in your computer or mobile device.
  2. Then, you must double click on it if you are using a desktop computer, or tap on it with a mobile device.
  3. A drop down menu will appear with a list of programs to open with.
  4. Select one of the programs recommended above: Adobe Photoshop
  5. Confirm.
  6. Wait the software to launch.
  7. View the format.
  8. Save it if you want to keep it.


How to convert an ACV File

We don’t have specific information about ACV conversion to other formats or it is not possible.


Problems opening ACV Files: Can’t open

If you experience problems opening it, windows raises a message: “Microsoft Windows can’t open this file

Ensure you follow the next tips:

  1. Ensure the extension ACV is properly associated with the software when you double click on the file.
  2. Check that you have installed at least one of the programs need to manage these files.
  3. Update the program to get the last version.
  4. Ensure you have all the computer privileges, you are admin or you have all needed privileges.


How to create an ACV File

You can use the software Adobe Photoshop to create this format.


How to Delete? Is it Safe?

You can delete your adobe photoshop colour curves safely. However, double check before deleting as you will lose all the multimedia information of it. It is safe to delete it for your system.


About .ACV extension

In we explain yo what is a file with the .ACV suffix, how to edit, view, open and convert it.

The photoshop colour curves files format can be opened with the programs above in windows, mac and linux.

Contact us through the contact page if you have additional information, comment or need help about the ACM File or software related.