How to open FAV files

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

What is a FAV file?

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

We are aware of 1 different use of the FAV extension, which you can read more about below.

Outlook Shortcuts

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.

We have not verified any programs yet that works with this specific format. If you know any, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!

Software that will open, convert or fix FAV files

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

Microsoft Office OutlookMicrosoft Office OutlookUser submitted
pcAnywherepcAnywhereUser submitted
Stuffit ExpanderStuffit ExpanderUser submitted
Microsoft OutlookMicrosoft OutlookUser submitted
Any Video Converter ProfessionalAny Video Converter ProfessionalUser submitted
MasterClips MediaPaq BrowserMasterClips MediaPaq BrowserUser submitted
Exponare Product SuiteExponare Product SuiteUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with FAV-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 FAV-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!