A daily updated filename extension database!

PREV file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .prev file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .prev file?
  • What program do I need to open a .prev file?
  • How can the .prev file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .prev files to another format?

Table of Contents

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

✅ Backup Exec Catalog Prev Data

Backup Exec Catalog Prev Data .prev file icon
The PREV file is a Backup Exec Catalog Prev Data. Symantec Backup Exec is a backup and recovery solution for small and medium-sized businesses.
PREV format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: Symantec Backup Exec
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
PREV aliases:
PREV related links:
PREV related extensions:
Symantec Backup Exec Job

Backup Exec File History Data

Backup Exec SDR Recovery Data

Other types of files may also use the .prev file extension.

🚫 The .prev file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

pev, pre, pref, prv, rev

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Nero WaveEditor Presets Data
Lotus Freelance Graphics Presentation
SoftMaker Presentations Document Template
Vue Preview Data
SonicWALL GMS Syslog Data
Altair FEKO PREFEKO Input Data
MetaCard Stack Data
WinRAR Recovery Volume
Windows Previous Bootlog File
Carlson 2016 Geologic Model Data

🔴 Can't open a .prev file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .prev file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

If you have helpful information about the .prev file extension, write to us!

Browser: Abbreviation Application Archive Audio Configuration Data Development Disk Image Document Ebook Font Game Data GIS Graphic Malware Multimedia Other Project Scam Unknown Video
This page is available in the following languages: Český Deutsch English Español Suomi Français Magyar Italiano 日本語 Nederlands Norsk Português Român Русский Svensk 中文