CRV File Type

- The quick facts

What are CRV files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CRV file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a CRV file?

A .CRV file is a Corel PhotoPaint Tone Curve file. These CRV files contain the color tone curves used to edit images in CorelDraw, a graphics editor software. You can adjust the color balance, tone, temperature, saturation, and more with CorelDraws' PhotoPaint.

How to open CRV files

Important: Different programs may use files with the CRV file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your CRV file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CRV openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: July 5, 2021

Other file formats using extension .CRV

While Corel PhotoPaint Tone Curve is a popular type of CRV-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .CRV extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

vCarve Pro design

Through our analysis of CRV files, we know that one use of the format is vCarve Pro design. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different CRV openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of CRV files. Remember, different programs may use CRV files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

VCarve ProVCarve ProUser submitted
VEGA DTM CollectionVEGA DTM CollectionUser submitted
Cut2DCut2DUser submitted
AspireAspireUser submitted
CircuitViewerCircuitViewerUser submitted
VinylMaster ProVinylMaster ProUser submitted
Roland EngraveStudioRoland EngraveStudioUser submitted
PartWorksPartWorksUser submitted
Exlade Cryptic DiskExlade Cryptic DiskUser submitted
VinylMasterProVinylMasterProUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CRV-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with CRV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!