ADV File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open an ADV file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .ADV files.

What is an ADV file?

An .ADV file is an Advantage spreadsheet file. These ADV files contain spreadsheets created in LoGisTix, a spreadsheet application used on the Amiga home computer. You could handle SQL databases, and it had query internal language such as BASIC before Microsoft Access existed. You could also create forms and handle multimedia files.

How to open ADV files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension ADV for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different ADV openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .ADV

While Advantage spreadsheet is a popular type of ADV-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .ADV extension.

The ADV file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So an ADV opener may not be able to open all kinds of ADV files. In this case, look through all formats to make sure you find the best suited ADV viewer.

Gold Disk Office Calc/Graph spreadsheet

These ADV files contain the spreadsheets created in Office Calc or Office Graph. Office Calc has a high computing speed, simple operation, and full Lotus 1-2-3 compatibility. Office Graph evaluates a dry series of numbers and prepares them visually. Gold Disk developed software that contains business management tools like word processing, file management, spreadsheets, and business graph software. This tool is known as Amiga Office.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different ADV openers which you will find listed below.

Miles Sound System real mode drivers

Through our analysis of ADV files, we know that one use of the format is Miles Sound System real mode drivers. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different ADV openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of ADV files. Remember, different programs may use ADV files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

RAM AdvanseRAM AdvanseUser submitted
Butler Advantage XEButler Advantage XEUser submitted
progeCAD Professional EnglishprogeCAD Professional EnglishUser submitted
Avista AdvisorAvista AdvisorUser submitted
Legendary TalesLegendary TalesUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with ADV-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with ADV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!