The Four Best Ways to Open AVD Files

The first way you should always try to open file extension AVD is to double-click it, but when that doesn’t work, there are a few other things you can try. There are lots of programs that can open different file extensions, and there are some simple ways you can tell which one to use.

Pick the Right Program

Start by choosing the right program to open your AVD file. A few of the most common programs used to open AVD files are listed below. One of them should be able to open your AVD file.

  • DOS7 File
  • Label Pro Data

Note the File Type

Other programs may be able to open your AVD file, depending on the type of file it is. You can find the file type listed in the file’s properties. On a Windows PC, right-click the file, click "Properties", then look under “Type of File.” On a Mac computer, right-click the file, click “More Info,” then look under “Kind”.


Tip: If it’s the AVD file extension, it probably falls under the Video Files type, so any program used for Video Files should open your AVD file.

Ask the Developer

Contacting the software developer is another easy way to get help opening a AVD file. You can find the developers for the most common programs used to open AVD files in the list below.

Software Developer
DOS7 File Unknown
Label Pro Data Avery

Use a Universal File Viewer

When all else fails, a universal file viewer is the best way to open a AVD file. Programs like File Magic (Download) can open many different types of files, depending on the format. Although, some files may not be compatible with these programs. If your AVD file isn’t compatible, it will only open in binary format.

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