ERV File Extension

ERV file icon
ER Mapper ASCII Header
  • Developer
    ERDAS, Inc.
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is ERV file?

ERV is a file extension commonly associated with ER Mapper ASCII Header files. ERDAS, Inc. defined the ER Mapper ASCII Header format standard. ERV file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. ERV file belongs to the Various Files category just like 3591 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports ERV files is ERDAS ER Mapper. On the official website of ERDAS, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theERDAS ER Mapper software, but also about ERV and other supported file formats.

Programs which support ERV file extension

The following listing features ERV-compatible programs. Files with ERV extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support ERV file

How to open file with ERV extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening ERV files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ER Mapper ASCII Header files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with ERV files.

Step 1. Install ERDAS ER Mapper software

Problems with opening and working with ERV files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with ERV files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download ERDAS ER Mapper and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit ERDAS ER Mapper website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of ERDAS ER Mapper and update if needed

If you already have ERDAS ER Mapper installed on your systems and ERV files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that ERDAS ER Mapper cannot handle files with ERV may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of ERDAS ER Mapper is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign ERDAS ER Mapper to ERV files

After installing ERDAS ER Mapper (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open ERV files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the ERV file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where ERDAS ER Mapper is installed, check the Always use this app to open ERV files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the ERV file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • Select ERDAS ER Mapper and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with ERV extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Ensure that the ERV file is complete and free of errors

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the ERV file is valid. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. The ERV may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the ERV file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the ERV file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

2. Ensure the file with ERV extension is complete and error-free

If the ERV file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. If the ERV file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle ERDAS ER Mapper

If the systems has insufficient resources to open ERV files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with ER Mapper ASCII Header files. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle ERV files.

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