BVW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bvw - SmartWare Custom View Backup File

The BVW data files are related to SmartWare. The BVW file is a SmartWare Custom View Backup File. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.

Data files
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SmartWare Custom View Backup File related extensions:
SmartWare Executable Program
SmartWare Word Processor Backup Data
SmartWare Backup Definition Data
SmartWare Backup Query Definition
SmartWare Backup Report Definition
SmartWare Sort Definition Backup

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

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

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

bbw, bcw, bdw, bfw, bgw, bv, bva, bvd, bvs, bw, bwv, gvw, vbw, vw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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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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