EVD File Extension

EVD file icon
Grand Theft Auto IV Vehicle Extended Data
  • Developer
    Rockstar Games, Inc.
  • Popularity
    5 (1 votes)

What is EVD file?

Full format name of files that use EVD extension is Grand Theft Auto IV Vehicle Extended Data. Grand Theft Auto IV Vehicle Extended Data specification was created by Rockstar Games, Inc.. EVD file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with EVD extension are categorized as Game Files files. The Game Files subset comprises 1248 various file formats. The most popular program for handling EVD files is GTAIV Handling Editor, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. GTAIV Handling Editor software was developed by CoMPMStR, and on its official website you may find more information about EVD files or the GTAIV Handling Editor software program.

Programs which support EVD file extension

Programs that can handle EVD files are as follows. Files with EVD suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support EVD file

How to open file with EVD extension?

Problems with accessing EVD may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Grand Theft Auto IV Vehicle Extended Data 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 EVD files.

Step 1. Download and install GTAIV Handling Editor

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening EVD files is that no program that can handle EVD files is installed on user’s system. This one is an easy one. Select GTAIV Handling Editor or one of the recommended programs (for example, Grand Theft Auto IV) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading GTAIV Handling Editor installed is by going to developer’s website (CoMPMStR) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of GTAIV Handling Editor and update if needed

You still cannot access EVD files although GTAIV Handling Editor is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why EVD files are not compatible with GTAIV Handling Editor. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using GTAIV Handling Editor.

Step 3. Associate Grand Theft Auto IV Vehicle Extended Data files with GTAIV Handling Editor

If you have the latest version of GTAIV Handling Editor installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage EVD on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Clicking the EVD with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where GTAIV Handling Editor is installed, check the Always use this app to open EVD files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

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

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

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

1. Check the EVD file for viruses or malware

If the EVD is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. EVD file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

Did you receive the EVD file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with EVD extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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 out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Grand Theft Auto IV Vehicle Extended Data file.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run GTAIV Handling Editor

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with EVD extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Grand Theft Auto IV Vehicle Extended Data file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with EVD files affecting older versions of given software.

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