How to open SVS files

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

What is a SVS file?

SVS files are Aperio ScanScope Virtual Slide files, which you can read more about below.

The SVS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a SVS opener may not be able to open all kinds of SVS files. In this case, though, we only know of one specific use.

Aperio ScanScope Virtual Slide

Through our analysis of SVS files, we know that one use of the format is Aperio ScanScope Virtual Slide. 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!

SVS file openers, viewers, etc.

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

ImageScopeImageScopeUser submitted
SvanPC++SvanPC++User submitted
NanoZoomer Digital PathologyNanoZoomer Digital PathologyUser submitted
Sensiva UniversalSensiva UniversalUser submitted
SpectraViewSpectraViewUser submitted
SoftMapSoftMapUser submitted
LayoutEFbisLayoutEFbisUser submitted
VokatorVokatorUser submitted
Siemens SimpleSelectSiemens SimpleSelectUser submitted
We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with SVS-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 SVS-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!