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RVDATA File Extension

RPG Maker VX Data Format
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What is RVDATA file?

Full format name of files that use RVDATA extension is RPG Maker VX Data Format. RPG Maker VX Data Format format was developed by Enterbrain. RVDATA file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. RVDATA file belongs to the Game Files category just like 1509 other filename extensions listed in our database. The most popular software that supports RVDATA files is RPG Maker. Software named RPG Maker was created by Enterbrain, Inc.. In order to find more detailed information on the software and RVDATA files, check the developer’s official website.

Programs which support RVDATA file extension

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

Programs that support RVDATA file

Windows Windows

How to open file with RVDATA extension?

Problems with accessing RVDATA may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with RVDATA 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 RVDATA files.

Step 1. Get the RPG Maker

Install software to open RVDATA file The most common reason for such problems is the lack of proper applications that supports RVDATA files installed on the system. To address this issue, go to the RPG Maker developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support RVDATA files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading RPG Maker installed is by going to developer’s website (Enterbrain, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update RPG Maker to the latest version

Update software that support file extension RVDATAYou still cannot access RVDATA files although RPG Maker 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. The reason that RPG Maker cannot handle files with RVDATA may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of RPG Maker should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign RPG Maker to RVDATA files

If you have the latest version of RPG Maker installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage RVDATA on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with RVDATA file on Windows

Change the default application in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the RVDATA file
  • 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 RPG Maker installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open RVDATA files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with RVDATA file on Mac

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with RVDATA extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select RPG Maker and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with RVDATA extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the RVDATA file is valid. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check RVDATA file for viruses
1. Verify that the RVDATA in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the RVDATA file hinders attempts to open it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the RVDATA file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.

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

Did you receive the RVDATA file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 RVDATA extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative 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 RPG Maker VX Data Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run RPG Maker

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

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

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

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