CV5 file format description

Many people often share .cv5 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 .cv5 files. To address this issue, we have created this page to offer assistance and guidance on handling .cv5 files. We provide information on compatible software, editing instructions and conversion options to help users effectively interact with .cv5 files.

Our aim is to simplify the process and promote seamless use of the .cv5 file format.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cv5 - ACDSee Canvas 5 Drawing

The CV5 graphic files are related to ACDSee Canvas. The CV5 file is a ACDSee Canvas 5 Drawing. Canvas is a photo and graphics editor, print and web publishing tool from ACD Systems.

ACDSee Canvas
Graphic files
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ACDSee Canvas 5 Drawing related extensions:
Synthetic Universe Image
Sealed GIF Image
Atari Falcon IndyPaint Image
Magnavox Odyssey 1 Emulator Overlay Image
AutoDesk Softimage ZPIC Image
Tracor Northern Image

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cv5 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cv5 files. Be especially cautious with .cv5 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cv5 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 .cv5 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:

cb5, cc5, cd5, cf5, cv, cvr, cvt, sv5, vc5

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

There is a possibility that the .cv5 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 .cv5:

ElectraSoft Fax Cover Page
Calendar Creator v5 Document
Visual C++ Makefile
dBase IV Converted Database Backup
ACDSee Canvas External Tool
Chasys Draw Image

Operating systems

At, 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

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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