Opening PIV files

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

What is a PIV file?

Files that contain the .piv file extension are most commonly used by the Pivot Stickfigure Animator application. The Pivot Stickfigure Animator is used to create animations that consist of stick figures with movable parts.

The PIV files that are used by this software contain the animated stick figures that have been created with this application. The PIV file format uses up less disk space than animated GIF files and are optimal for use when file size is a concern.

The Pivotal Sales Suite software programs also use the .piv file suffix. These PIV files contain the activity files that are created by the Pivotal Sales Suite application.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

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