V2 File

Did your computer fail to open a V2 file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .V2 files.

What is a V2 file?

Files that contain the .v2 file extension are usually associated with the Microsoft Live Messenger IM application. Users can use this IM application to "chat" online in real time with their online contacts. Using this application, users can also share video and pictures with their online contacts and can integrate the program with social networks that they may belong to.

The V2 files can contain data files and event logs for the Live Messenger application. These are generic data files that are used by the Live Messenger IM application. The V2 files that are used by this program are normally stored in a text-based file format.

Suggest another file format using extension V2

While we know of one file format using the .V2 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 .V2 file.

Various V2 file openers, viewers, etc.

These apps are known to open certain types of V2 files. Remember, different programs may use V2 files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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