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CTV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ctv - Citavi Project

The CTV project files are related to Citavi. The CTV file is a Citavi Project. Citavi is a reference management program for Microsoft Windows published by Swiss Academic Software.

Project files
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Citavi Project related extensions:
Citavi v3 Project
Citavi v6 Project
Citavi v6 Project Backup

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

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

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

cfv, cgv, chv, crv, ct, ctb, ctc, ctd, ctf, ctg, cv, cvt, dtv, ftv, stv

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, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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