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TGV File Extension

Electronic Arts Video
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    Electronic Arts, Inc.
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What is TGV file?

TGV is a file extension commonly associated with Electronic Arts Video files. Electronic Arts Video specification was created by Electronic Arts, Inc.. TGV files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. Files with TGV extension are categorized as Video Files files. The Video Files subset comprises 546 various file formats. Need for Speed is by far the most used program for working with TGV files. On the official website of Electronic Arts, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theNeed for Speed software, but also about TGV and other supported file formats.

Programs which support TGV file extension

The following listing features TGV-compatible programs. Files with TGV 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 TGV file

How to open file with TGV extension?

Problems with accessing TGV may be due to various reasons. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Electronic Arts Video 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. Get the Need for Speed

Install software to open TGV file Problems with opening and working with TGV files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with TGV files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Need for Speed and install it on your device. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Need for Speed website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Need for Speed to the latest version

Update software that support file extension TGVIf the problems with opening TGV files still occur even after installing Need for Speed, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Need for Speed is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Need for Speed installed, it may not support TGV format. The latest version of Need for Speed should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Set the default application to open TGV files to Need for Speed

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

Associate software with TGV 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 TGV 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 Need for Speed is installed. Now all that is left is to confirm your choice by selecting Always use this app to open TGV files and clicking OK.
Associate software with TGV file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with TGV extension, select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Need for Speed and click Change for all...
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with TGV extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Ensure that the TGV 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 TGV file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the TGV file hinders attempts to open it. Scan the TGV file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. TGV file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the TGV file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. It could happen the the download process of file with TGV extension was interrupted and the file data is defective. Download the file again from the same source.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

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 Need for Speed

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

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Electronic Arts Video files. It may be the case that the TGV files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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