How to open AVE files

Did your computer fail to open an AVE file? We explain what AVE files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your AVE files.

What is an AVE file?

The AVE file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the AVE file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the AVE file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about AVE files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic AVE

These apps are known to open certain types of AVE files. Since many different programs may use AVE files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific AVE file.

Avigilon Control Center PlayerAvigilon Control Center PlayerUser submitted
Avid Media ComposerAvid Media ComposerUser submitted
DSPlayer liteDSPlayer liteUser submitted
Aimersoft Video EditorAimersoft Video EditorUser submitted
Clearpix VMS PlayerClearpix VMS PlayerUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with AVE-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with AVE-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!