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IV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.iv - OpenInventor 3D Data

IV file is an OpenInventor 3D Data. The OpenInventor 3D Toolkit is an object-oriented toolkit that simplifies and abstracts the task of writing graphics programming into a set of easy to use objects. The OpenInventor 3D File Format is SGI's standard for 3d data. The format supports both an ASCII and private binary format. The binary format is network-neutral and thus can be exported across machine boundaries.

.iv file format description:
IV format
Open Inventor (Linux)
Document files
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OpenInventor 3D Data related links:
OpenInventor for Windows
OpenInventor 3D Data related extensions:
Broderbund PrintMaster Card
ASCII Guitar Tab
Lotus 123 Spreadsheet
Kingsoft Presentation Template
StarOffice Mail Document
TeXmacs Document

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

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

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

ic, ov, kv, ig, id, vi, lv, jv, if

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Sony Ericsson Icon Pack
Embarcadero InterBase Database File
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Esterel Intermediate Code
OrgPlus Chart
Lotus Notes User ID File

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