IVA File Extension

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Surveillance Video Format

What is IVA file?

Full format name of files that use IVA extension is Surveillance Video Format. IVA file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. Files with IVA extension are categorized as Video Files files. The Video Files subset comprises 471 various file formats. The most popular software that supports IVA files is DVR System Plus.

Programs which support IVA file extension

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

How to open file with IVA extension?

Being unable to open files with IVA extension can be have various origins. What is important, all common issues related to files with IVA 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 IVA files.

Step 1. Install DVR System Plus software

Problems with opening and working with IVA files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IVA files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the DVR System Plus developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit DVR System Plus website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DVR System Plus

You still cannot access IVA files although DVR System Plus 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. The reason that DVR System Plus cannot handle files with IVA may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of DVR System Plus is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Surveillance Video Format files with DVR System Plus

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate IVA files with latest version of DVR System Plus you have installed on your device. 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

  • Clicking the IVA with right mouse button will bring a menu from which you should select the Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the DVR System Plus installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open IVA files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the IVA file and select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with IVA extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the IVA for errors

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

1. Check the IVA file for viruses or malware

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the IVA file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the IVA file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the IVA file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

If you obtained the problematic IVA 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. It could happen the the download process of file with IVA extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

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 DVR System Plus

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Surveillance Video Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with IVA files affecting older versions of given software.

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