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HDV file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hdv - High-definition Digital Video

The HDV video files are related to Adobe Premiere. HDV file is a High-definition Digital Video. HDV is an inexpensive high-definition video recording format which uses MPEG2 compression to fit HD content onto the same DV or MiniDV tapes originally developed for standard definition recording. The HDV format was developed by JVC and Sony Corporation. The format was also initially supported by both Canon Inc. and Sharp Corporation.

Adobe Premiere
Video files
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High-definition Digital Video related extensions:
Macromedia Director Movie
Adobe Director Protected Movie
Adobe Motion Exchange Video
Adobe Flash MP4 Protected Media
Flash MP4 Video Fragment
Flash MP4 Video

.hdv - SmartWare Hardware Driver

The HDV other files are related to SmartWare. HDV file is a SmartWare Hardware Driver. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.

Other files
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SmartWare Hardware Driver related extensions:
SmartWare Backup Query Definition
SmartWare Backup Report Definition
SmartWare Sort Definition Backup
SmartWare Backup Transaction Definition
SmartWare Backup Cross-tab Definition
SmartWare Definition Backup

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

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

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

bdv, gdv, hdb, mdv, hxv, hvd, hsv, hfv, hdf, hdc, ndv, dhv, jdv, hwv, hv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Blaise Dataview File
SmartWare Graphics Screen Driver
HansaWorld Database File
MS Help 2 Project Virtual Topic Definition
HRVTool Data
HotDisc Designer Document

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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