IVU File Extension

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ImmerVision XML User Interface
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What is IVU file?

IVU filename suffix is mostly used for ImmerVision XML User Interface files. ImmerVision XML User Interface specification was created by ImmerVision. Files with IVU extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with IVU extension are categorized as Video Files files. The Video Files subset comprises 474 various file formats. The most popular software that supports IVU files is PURE Player. On the official website of ImmerVision developer not only will you find detailed information about thePURE Player software, but also about IVU and other supported file formats.

Programs which support IVU file extension

The following listing features IVU-compatible programs. IVU files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.

Programs that support IVU file

How to open file with IVU extension?

Problems with accessing IVU may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to ImmerVision XML User Interface files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install PURE Player

Problems with opening and working with IVU files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with IVU files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install PURE Player. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support IVU files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit PURE Player website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update PURE Player to the latest version

If the problems with opening IVU files still occur even after installing PURE Player, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of PURE Player is available. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. The reason that PURE Player cannot handle files with IVU may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of PURE Player should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open IVU files to PURE Player

If you have the latest version of PURE Player installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage IVU 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.

Selecting the first-choice application in Windows

  • Right-click the IVU 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 PURE Player installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open IVU files box and clicking OK button.

Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the IVU 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....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with IVU extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

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

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 IVU file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

Should it happed that the IVU 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. If the scanner detected that the IVU file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic IVU 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. If the IVU file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run PURE Player

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

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

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with ImmerVision XML User Interface file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with IVU files affecting older versions of given software.

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