EVO File Extension

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HD DVD Video Format
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What is EVO file?

EVO is a file extension commonly associated with HD DVD Video Format files. EVO files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. EVO file format, along with 344 other file formats, belongs to the Video Files category. The most popular program for handling EVO files is PowerDVD, but users can choose among 1 different programs that support this file format. On the official website of CyberLink Corp. developer not only will you find detailed information about thePowerDVD software, but also about EVO and other supported file formats.

Programs which support EVO file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support EVO files. Files with EVO 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 EVO file

How to open file with EVO extension?

Problems with accessing EVO may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with EVO extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with EVO files.

Step 1. Install PowerDVD software

Problems with opening and working with EVO files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with EVO files being present on your machine. The most obvious solution is to download and install PowerDVD or one to the listed programs: Windows Media Player. 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 PowerDVD website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of PowerDVD

If the problems with opening EVO files still occur even after installing PowerDVD, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PowerDVD is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that PowerDVD cannot handle files with EVO may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of PowerDVD is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open EVO files to PowerDVD

After installing PowerDVD (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open EVO files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the EVO file
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where PowerDVD is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open EVO files and clicking OK.

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with EVO extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with EVO extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the EVO is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the EVO file in question. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

1. Check the EVO file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the EVO 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. EVO file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

If the EVO file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 EVO 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.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle PowerDVD

The operating systems may note enough free resources to run the application that support EVO files. Close all running programs and try opening the EVO file.

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 HD DVD Video Format files. It may be the case that the EVO files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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