BTV file format description

Many people often share .btv files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .btv files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .btv files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .btv files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .btv file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.btv - AppleTalk Desktop Database

The BTV data files are related to Mac OS X. The 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:
Hangul Word Processor Markup Language v2 Data
HippoEDIT File Information
Workshare Synergy REV Data
Hades Waveform Viewer Data
Quanquest Defined Response Lists Data
Wild Magic 5 Scene Object Data

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!

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience 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, gtv, htv, ntv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .btv filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .btv:

BluffTitler Show Data
3D Ultra Cool Pool Game Data
MonkeyLogic Behavioral Data
CleverPath Forest and Trees View File
Power To-Do List Data
Crestron SIMPL Boot Data

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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