BVA file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bva - Biovision Motion Data

The BVA data files are related to Blender. The BVA file is a Biovision Motion Data. The BVA format (developed by Biovision) is an older format which was the precursor to BVH. The BVH format is mainly used as a standard representation of movements in the animation of humanoid structures.

Data files
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Biovision Motion Data related extensions:
Blender Data
Blender Document Backup
Blender Fluid Simulation Object
Blender Cache
Blender Fluid Simulation Velocity Data
Biovision Hierarchy Data

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

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

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

ba, bav, bba, bca, bda, bfa, bga, bv, bvw, bvx, bvz, hva, nva, va, vba

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

OptiTune Installation Package
Tracked! Backup Configuration File
Scifer External Header Archive
BSC Intermediate Object
Settlers: Heritage of Kings Game Data
NVA eBook Document

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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