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RVX File Extension

Real Protected Video Format
  • Developer
    RealNetworks
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  • Popularity
    4 (2 votes)

What is RVX file?

Full format name of files that use RVX extension is Real Protected Video Format. Real Protected Video Format specification was created by RealNetworks. RVX files are supported by software applications available for devices running Linux, Mac OS, Windows. Files with RVX extension are categorized as Audio Files files. The Audio Files subset comprises 771 various file formats. Users are advised to use RealPlayer software for managing RVX files, although 2 other programs can also handle this type of file. On the official website of RealNetworks, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theRealPlayer software, but also about RVX and other supported file formats.

Programs which support RVX file extension

The list that follows enumerates programs compatible with RVX files, divided into 3 categories based on operating system on which they are available. Files with RVX 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 RVX file

How to open file with RVX extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening RVX files on given system. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Real Protected Video Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with RVX files.

Step 1. Download and install RealPlayer

Install software to open RVX file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening RVX files is that no program that can handle RVX files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download RealPlayer and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. The safest method of downloading RealPlayer installed is by going to developer’s website (RealNetworks, Inc.) and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Update RealPlayer to the latest version

Update software that support file extension RVXIf you already have RealPlayer installed on your systems and RVX files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. The reason that RealPlayer cannot handle files with RVX may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of RealPlayer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign RealPlayer to RVX files

If you have the latest version of RealPlayer installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage RVX on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with RVX file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the RVX file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • The last step is to select Look for another app on this PC option supply the directory path to the folder where RealPlayer is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open RVX files and clicking OK.
Associate software with RVX file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the RVX 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 RVX extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the RVX is not faulty

Should the problem still occur after following steps 1-3, check if the RVX file is valid. Problems with opening the file may arise due to various reasons.

Check RVX file for viruses
1. Check the RVX file for viruses or malware

If the RVX is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the RVX file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the RVX file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

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

If you obtained the problematic RVX 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. When downloading the file with RVX extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Ensure that you have appropriate access rights

Sometimes in order to access files user need to have administrative privileges. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Real Protected Video Format file.

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

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

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 Real Protected Video Format file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle RVX files.

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