ADV File Type

- The quick facts

What are ADV files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ADV file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an ADV file?

ADV files have multiple uses, and Advantage spreadsheet is one of them.

Advantage spreadsheet

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

Important: Different programs may use files with the ADV file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ADV file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different ADV openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 15, 2022

All known 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. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

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 4 different ADV openers which you will find listed below.

More file formats using the ADV extension

Through our research of ADV files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

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Various apps that use files with this extension

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.

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