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BTV file format description

Many people share .btv files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .btv file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .btv files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.btv - AppleTalk Desktop Database

The BTV data files are related to Mac OS X. BTV file is an AppleTalk Desktop Database. AppleTalk is a proprietary suite of networking protocols developed by Apple Inc. for their Mac computers. The AppleTalk Filing Protocol requires that each server maintain a desktop database containing information associating files with icons and documents with applications. The Finder uses the desktop database to build the familiar Macintosh graphical user interface. The desktop database is stored in two files: ICON.BTV and APPL.BTV.

Mac OS X
Data files
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AppleTalk Desktop Database related extensions:
iTunes Music Library
iWork Keynote Encrypted Data
iTunes Backup Manifest Database
iTunes Sync Database
iTunes Database
iTunes Podcast File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .btv file extension. Even harmful programs can create .btv files. Be especially cautious with .btv files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .btv 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.

The .btv file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bgv, bhv, brv, bt, btb, btc, btd, btf, btg, bv, bvt, ftv, htv, ntv, tbv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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