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FVD file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.fvd - Fast Virtual Disk

The FVD disk image files are related to QEMU. FVD file is a Fast Virtual Disk. Fast Virtual Disk (FVD) is a new QEMU image format developed at IBM Research (see the FVD web site). FVD was designed for both high performance and flexibility, and it indeed achieves both goals.

Disk Image files
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Fast Virtual Disk related extensions:
QEMU Qcow Disk Image
QEMU Copy On Write Disk Image
QEMU Disk Image
QEMU Configuration Data

.fvd - DatABEL Filevector Data

The FVD data files are related to DatABEL. FVD file is a DatABEL Filevector Data. GenABEL, or *ABEL, is an umbrella name for a number of software packages aiming to facilitate statistical analyses of polymorphic genomes data. DatABEL is a file-based access to large matrices stored on HDD in binary format.

Data files
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DatABEL Filevector Data related extensions:
DatABEL Filevector Index

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

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

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

bvd, cvd, dvd, evd, fbd, fcd, fd, fdd, fdv, ffd, fgd, fv, fve, fvf, fvr

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Chaoji VCD Subtitle
FastCAD for DOS Drawing
Minolta Vivid 3D Scanner Element
VPHybridCAD Drawing
Bitdefender Antivirus Database
Patton & Patton Flow Charting 3 Document

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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