>> WCV file

WCV file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.wcv - Wavelet Compressed Video

The WCV video files are related to Wavelet Compressor. WCV file is a Wavelet Compressed Video. Wavelet compression is a form of data compression well suited for image compression (sometimes also video compression and audio compression).

Wavelet Compressor
Video files
- / -
Wavelet Compressed Video related extensions:
Transport Stream
H.264 Bitstream
DVD-VR Video
Homecast PVR TP0 Video
Personal Video Recorder Video
AMV Encoded Video

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

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

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

wsv, scv, dcv, acv, wv, wfv, wcf, wcc, wc, ecv, cv, wvc, wdv, wcd, wcb

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

DriveCrypt Volume
SpectraMagic v3.6 Data
ScanVec CASmate Sign
Adobe Photoshop Custom Curve
TracePlus Web Detective Data
WinCDR Data

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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