BUV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.buv - BrightAuthor User Variables Data

The BUV data files are related to BrightAuthor. The BUV file is a BrightAuthor User Variables Data. BrightAuthor is a PC software application for BrightSign that makes creating, publishing and managing BrightSign presentations.

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BrightAuthor User Variables Data related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .buv file extension. Even harmful programs can create .buv files. Be especially cautious with .buv files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .buv 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 .buv file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bhv, biv, bu, bub, buc, bud, buf, bug, bv, huv, nuv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Operating systems

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