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What are CVA files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a CVA file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your CVA files.

What is a CVA file?

CVA files have multiple uses, and Canvas Macro is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Canvas Macro File

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open CVA files

We have identified one CVA opener that is compatible with this specific type of CVA file.

Programs that open Canvas Macro files

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Last updated: February 24, 2023

All known file formats using extension .CVA

While Canvas Macro File is a popular type of CVA-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .CVA file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Compaq Diagnostics

We know that one CVA format is Compaq Diagnostics. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

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

HP System Software Manager Update Package

Files that contain the .cva file extension are most commonly associated with the HP Systems Software Manager. CVA files are a part of SoftPaq update packages distributed by HP.

Each SoftPaq update package contains a setup executable file, a CVA file, and the deliverable files. The CVA file that is included in these packages contains the name of the software update, the update version and a single command that executes the update on the user's PC.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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