EVR File Extension

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Enhanced Variable Rate Audio Format
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What is EVR file?

EVR is a file extension commonly associated with Enhanced Variable Rate Audio Format files. Enhanced Variable Rate Audio Format format was developed by Qualcomm. EVR files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. EVR file format, along with 694 other file formats, belongs to the Audio Files category. RealPlayer supports EVR files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 1 other tools may also be used. RealPlayer software was developed by RealNetworks, Inc., and on its official website you may find more information about EVR files or the RealPlayer software program.

Programs which support EVR file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open EVR files divided into 2 categories according to system platform supported. Files with EVR 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 EVR file

How to open file with EVR extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening EVR files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Enhanced Variable Rate Audio Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install RealPlayer

The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports EVR files installed on the system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download RealPlayer and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support EVR files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download RealPlayer installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit RealNetworks, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Update RealPlayer to the latest version

You still cannot access EVR files although RealPlayer is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of RealPlayer installed, it may not support EVR format. The latest version of RealPlayer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Enhanced Variable Rate Audio Format files with RealPlayer

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

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

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

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the EVR file and select Information
  • Open the Open with section by clicking its name
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with EVR extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the EVR is not faulty

You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper EVR file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the EVR is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. EVR file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If you obtained the problematic EVR file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the EVR file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Enhanced Variable Rate Audio Format file.

4. Check whether your system can handle RealPlayer

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

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 Enhanced Variable Rate Audio Format files. It may be the case that the EVR files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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