UAV File Extension

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OpenPilot UAV Settings
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    OpenPilot Foundation
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What is UAV file?

Full format name of files that use UAV extension is OpenPilot UAV Settings. OpenPilot UAV Settings specification was created by OpenPilot Foundation. UAV files are supported by software applications available for devices running Windows. UAV file format, along with 1114 other file formats, belongs to the Settings Files category. The software recommended for managing UAV files is OpenPilot. OpenPilot software was developed by OpenPilot Foundation, and on its official website you may find more information about UAV files or the OpenPilot software program.

Programs which support UAV file extension

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

Windows Windows

How to open file with UAV extension?

Being unable to open files with UAV extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with UAV files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with UAV files.

Step 1. Download and install OpenPilot

Problems with opening and working with UAV files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with UAV files being present on your machine. To address this issue, go to the OpenPilot developer website, download the tool, and install it. It is that easy Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support UAV 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 OpenPilot website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update OpenPilot to the latest version

If the problems with opening UAV files still occur even after installing OpenPilot, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of OpenPilot is available. Sometimes software developers introduce new formats in place of that already supports along with newer versions of their applications. If you have an older version of OpenPilot installed, it may not support UAV format. The most recent version of OpenPilot is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign OpenPilot to UAV files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate UAV files with latest version of OpenPilot you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Change the default application in Windows

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

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • Right-click the UAV 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
  • If you followed the previous steps a message should appear: This change will be applied to all files with UAV extension. Next, click the Continue button to finalize the process.

Step 4. Verify that the UAV is not faulty

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

1. Check the UAV file for viruses or malware

If the UAV is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. 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 UAV file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the UAV file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. 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 UAV extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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

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 OpenPilot UAV Settings file.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open OpenPilot

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with UAV 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 OpenPilot UAV Settings file. It may be the case that the UAV files work properly with updated software that addresses some system bugs.

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