BVT file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bvt - VampirTrace Data

The BVT data files are related to Open MPI VampirTrace. The BVT file is a VampirTrace Data. VampirTrace is a program tracing package that can collect a very fine grained event trace of your sequential or parallel program. The traces can be visualized by the Vampir tool and a number of other tools that read the Open Trace Format (OTF).

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

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

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

bbt, bct, bdt, bft, bgt, bt, btv, bv, bvf, bvh, bvr, bvy, fvt, gvt, nvt

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

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