CDV file format description

Many people often share .cdv files without providing instructions on how to use them. This can make it difficult for users to determine which program is compatible for editing, converting, or printing .cdv files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .cdv files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .cdv files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .cdv file format.

3 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cdv - CatDV Catalog

The CDV data files are related to CatDV. The CDV file is a CatDV Catalog. CatDV is an asset manager program for handling multimedia production workflow.

Category:Data files
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CatDV Catalog related extensions:

  • kwm WebMoney Key
  • rbm ReBirth Modulation Data
  • w86 Emacs W86 Data
  • drt DirectRT Styles Data
  • gc GraphClick File
  • mdf SDL Trados Studio Translation Memory Data

.cdv - Broken Cross Disk Manager v1 Database

The CDV data files are related to Broken Cross Disk Manager. The CDV file is a Broken Cross Disk Manager v1 Database. Broken Cross Disk Manager Database is a compact and easy-to-use CD/disk catalog for Microsoft Windows.

Application:Broken Cross Disk Manager
Category:Data files
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Broken Cross Disk Manager v1 Database related extensions:

  • fik MATLAB File Installation Key
  • ivm Avaya Modular Messaging Voice Message
  • sot CET Designer ProjectSymbols Standard Options Table
  • coa Medlin Payroll Software Chart Data
  • dkt d-lusion Drumstation Saved Drum Kit
  • xdq Harvest Log Data

.cdv - SmartWare Communications Driver

The CDV data files are related to SmartWare. The CDV file is a SmartWare Communications Driver. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.

Category:Data files
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SmartWare Communications Driver related extensions:

  • aif SmartWare Executable Program
  • bdc SmartWare Word Processor Backup Data
  • bdf SmartWare Backup Definition Data
  • bfq SmartWare Backup Query Definition
  • bfr SmartWare Backup Report Definition
  • bfs SmartWare Sort Definition Backup

Be careful.

It is important to understand that the .cdv file extension is not limited to a particular set of applications. Other programs besides the intended ones can also use the .cdv extension to create files. This includes potentially harmful programs or malware that may generate .cdv files for various purposes. Be especially cautious with .cdv files coming from untrusted or unknown sources.

Can't open a .cdv 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 an extension, you receive the following message:

Select an app to open this .cdv file

To set the .cdv file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. Under the Default apps section, you will find various categories such as Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate, such as Photos for image files or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the desired app is not listed, click on More apps to see additional options or click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps in the Store.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set .cdv file association. Many applications can open .cdv files without requiring any specific file association to be set.

The .cdv file extension is often given incorrectly

Based on searches conducted on our site in the past year, we have compiled a list of the most common misspellings. These frequent misspellings can cause confusion and hinder search accuracy. Our goal in providing this list is to help users find the right information more easily and enhance their overall search experience on our website.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ccv, cd, cdb, cdc, cdd, cdf, cdg, cev, cfv, crv, csv, cv, cvd, cxv, dcv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .cdv filename extension is misspelled. To assist users in identifying potential errors, we provide a list of similar file extensions in our database.

Filename extensions similar to .cdv:

Operating systems

At, we strive to provide a seamless user experience by ensuring compatibility with a wide range of operating systems. The following is a comprehensive list of the operating systems currently supported by

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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