CAV file format description

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

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cav - CAView Configuration

The CAV configuration files are related to CAView. The CAV file is a CAView Configuration. CAView is an image-based rendering program developed for the first generation of mobile camera array at Advanced Multimedia Processing Lab.

Configuration files
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CAView Configuration related extensions:
BRLTTY Attributes Table Data
RunAs Professional Configuration
HTTP Injector Config
zMUD Settings Data
Kickabout Settings
Bash Configuration

.cav - Kintraks Database

The CAV data files are related to Kintraks Animal Breeder Software. The CAV file is a Kintraks Database. Kintraks is an animal record system which is useful for any breeder or animal enthusiast.

Kintraks Animal Breeder Software
Data files
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Kintraks Database related extensions:
Nintendo Switch Compressed Submission Package
MotionArtist Animated Clip
LS QuizPro Quiz Data
PATCHMASTER Pulsed Tree Data
xScope Guides Data
CX-Supervisor Keyboard Layout Data

.cav - Comodo IS Virus Definition Data

The CAV data files are related to Comodo IS. The CAV file is a Comodo IS Virus Definition Data. Comodo Internet Security (IS) is a complete suite that includes an anti-virus, a firewall, etc.

Comodo IS
Data files
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Comodo IS Virus Definition Data related extensions:
Cashbook Complete Automated Backup Data
Nintendo 3DS Game Dialog Data
Calendar Builder Calendar Data
ActivePerl Pro Studio Hash Database
HelloDOC Medical Database Index
Bernina ArtLink v8 Embroidery Data

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

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

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

acv, av, ca, cab, cac, cad, caf, cag, cv, cva, cxv, dav, fav, sav, xav

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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OpenSSL Certificate Authority Data
Capella Gallery Data
Cathy Catalog Data

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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