EVF File Extension

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ENVI Vector
  • Developer
    Exelis Visual Information Solutions
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What is EVF file?

EVF is a file extension commonly associated with ENVI Vector files. Exelis Visual Information Solutions defined the ENVI Vector format standard. EVF file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with EVF extension are categorized as Graphic Files files. The Graphic Files subset comprises 524 various file formats. ENVI is by far the most used program for working with EVF files. Software named ENVI was created by Exelis Visual Information Solutions. In order to find more detailed information on the software and EVF files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support EVF file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support EVF files. EVF files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support EVF file

Windows Windows

How to open file with EVF extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening EVF files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with EVF files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Install ENVI software

Problems with opening and working with EVF files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with EVF files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the ENVI developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy 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 ENVI website and download the installer.

Step 2. Check the version of ENVI and update if needed

You still cannot access EVF files although ENVI is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why EVF files are not compatible with ENVI. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using ENVI.

Step 3. Set the default application to open EVF files to ENVI

After installing ENVI (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open EVF files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the EVF file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the ENVI installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open EVF files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected EVF file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EVF extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the EVF is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the EVF file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

1. Verify that the EVF in question is not infected with a computer virus

Should it happed that the EVF is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. EVF file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Verify that the EVF file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic EVF file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. 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. When downloading the file with EVF extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the ENVI Vector file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open ENVI

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

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

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with ENVI Vector files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with EVF files affecting older versions of given software.

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