CTV3 file format description

Many people often share .ctv3 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 .ctv3 files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .ctv3 files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .ctv3 files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .ctv3 file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ctv3 - Citavi v3 Project

The CTV3 project files are related to Citavi. The CTV3 file is a Citavi v3 Project. Citavi is a reference management program for Microsoft Windows published by Swiss Academic Software.

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

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ctv3 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ctv3 files. Be especially cautious with .ctv3 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ctv3 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 .ctv3 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. By providing this list, we aim to assist users in finding the correct information more easily and improving their overall search experience on our site.

These misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ct3, ctv, cv3, tv3

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .ctv3 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 .ctv3:

Microsoft SMS Control Data
Citavi Project
Civilization 3 Saved Game
Casio WK-1800 User Tones Data
TValue v3 Project
CaseMap 3 Case Analysis Template

Operating systems

At DataTypes.net, 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 DataTypes.net:

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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