CHV file format description
Many people share .chv files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .chv file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .chv files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.chv - ChView Interactive Star Map
The CHV data files are related to ChView. CHV file is a ChView Interactive Star Map. ChView is intended as a three-dimensional aid to: viewing some of the nearer stars of our galaxy; navigating the distances between them; accessing basic information (and updating what we know); and, hopefully, having some fun.
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- ChView Interactive Star Map related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .chv file extension. Even harmful programs can create .chv files. Be especially cautious with .chv files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .chv 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .chv file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
chd, cgv, vhv, cbv, hv, cvh, cuv, cnv, chg, chb, shv, dhv, cv, ctv, cmv
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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