CV4 file format description

Many people share .cv4 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cv4 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cv4 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cv4 - Microsoft CodeView Graphics Data

The CV4 development files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. The CV4 file is a Microsoft CodeView Graphics 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.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Development files
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Microsoft CodeView Graphics Data related extensions:
Adobe Pixel Bender Bytecode
Falcon Translation Template
Visual CCScript Script
QT Phrase Books Data
Aleph One Shapes Data
VAMPIR Open Trace Format Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cv4 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cv4 files. Be especially cautious with .cv4 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cv4 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 .cv4 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

c4, c4v, cb4, cc4, cd4, cf4, cg4, cv, cvr, cvt, dv4, sv4, vc4

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Catfish File Manager Support Data
Clonk 4 Script
Bosch Security Systems CCTV Video
GEOS Font Data
CALS Group 4 Bitmap
Clonk Game Video

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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