DFV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dfv - Microsoft Word Print Format Template

The DFV data files are related to Microsoft Office Word. The DFV file is a Microsoft Word Print Format Template. Microsoft Office Word is a widely used commercial word processor designed by Microsoft.

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Microsoft Word Print Format Template related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .dfv file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dfv files. Be especially cautious with .dfv files coming from an unknown source!

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

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

cfv, dbv, dcv, ddv, dev, df, dfb, dfc, dfd, dff, dfg, drv, dtv, dv, dvf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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