FAV File - opening and understanding

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

What is a FAV file?

A .FAV file is an Outlook Shortcuts file. Through our analysis of FAV files, we know that one use of the format is Outlook Shortcuts. 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.

How to open FAV 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 FAV for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different FAV openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension FAV

While we know of one file format using the .FAV file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .FAV file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

Microsoft OutlookMicrosoft OutlookUser submitted
pcAnywherepcAnywhereUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
Flash Movie PlayerFlash Movie PlayerUser submitted
progeCAD ProfessionalprogeCAD ProfessionalUser submitted
progeCAD Professional EnglishprogeCAD Professional EnglishUser submitted
TimetableTimetableUser submitted
Embarcadero RadPHP XE2Embarcadero RadPHP XE2User submitted
SingularLogic Report ViewerSingularLogic Report ViewerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with FAV-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 FAV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!