SVS File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SVS file?

A .SVS file is an Aperio ScanScope Virtual Slide file. 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.

How to open SVS 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 SVS for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 9 different SVS openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension SVS

While we know of one file format using the .SVS 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 .SVS file.

Various viewers for this file format

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 software that we know for certain will work with SVS-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 SVS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!