IFV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ifv - Indeo Format Video

The IFV video files are related to Indeo Codec. The IFV file is a Indeo Format Video. Indeo Video is a video codec developed by Intel in 1992. It was sold to Ligos Corporation in 2000.

Indeo Codec
Video files
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Indeo Format Video related extensions:
VobSub Subtitle
Apple LiveType Animation
Sony Network Camera MPEG-4 Video
WinCam 2000 Distributable Movie
MediaCam Video

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

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

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

fiv, fv, ibv, icv, idv, if, ifb, ifc, ifd, iff, ifg, igv, irv, itv, iv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

IFWin Project File
Labassert Functional View Library
Fresh View Thumbnail Cache
XMap GIS Image Data
EA Interchange File Format
Siebel EIM Interface Configuration

Operating systems

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