CIV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.civ - Empire Earth Civilization Information Data

The CIV game data files are related to Empire Earth. The CIV file is an Empire Earth Civilization Information Data. Empire Earth is a real-time strategy game that spans about a half a million years of human history.

Empire Earth
Game Data files
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Empire Earth Civilization Information Data related extensions:
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Dig It! Game Data
Holic Online Game Data
Crysis Time of Day Data
Explorations RPG Game Engine Resource
Divinity: Original Sin Character Script

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

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

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

ci, cib, cic, cid, cif, cig, ckv, clv, cov, cuv, cv, cvi, div, fiv, icv

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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