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CV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cv - Microsoft CodeView Data

The CV development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. CV file is a Microsoft CodeView Data. CodeView was a standalone debugger created by David Norris at Microsoft in 1985 as part of its development toolset. CodeView (CV) is a Microsoft format for debug information. It is embedded in the object file or executable.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Development files
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Microsoft CodeView Data related extensions:
C++ Internal Header
Visual Studio Internal Compilation Database
Visual Studio Intermediate Object
Visual Studio Workflow Service
Visual Basic Animated Button Configuration
WCF Service Trace Viewer Log

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

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

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

cb, cc, cd, cf, cg, dv, fv, sv, vc, vv, xv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Digital Video
Virt Viewer Configuration
SystemVerilog File
1C:Enterprise Configuration Data
Visual dBASE Custom Class Data
C++ Source Code

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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