HVIF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.hvif - Haiku Vector Icon Format Data

The HVIF data files are related to Haiku. The HVIF file is a Haiku Vector Icon Format Data. Haiku is a free and open-source operating system compatible with the now discontinued BeOS. Haiku Vector Icon Format (HVIF) is a vector storage format designed to store icons, specifically for Haiku.

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

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

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

hif, hvi, vif

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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