BOV file format description
Many people share .bov files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bov file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bov files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.bov - VisIt BOV File
BOV file is a VisIt BOV File. VisIt is an open source, interactive, scalable, visualization, animation and analysis tool.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .bov file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bov files. Be especially cautious with .bov files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .bov 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 can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .bov file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
blv, obv, gov, bpv, bof, boc, bo, ov, nov, fov, bog, bod, bob
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- BSC Intermediate Object
- MORSE FOV Data
- Bob Raytracer Image
- Native Instruments Battery Data
- Hitachi Ladder Editor Box Comment
- ObjectScript Form
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