CVR File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a CVR file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .CVR files.

What is a CVR file?

The .cvr file extension is most commonly associated with electronic fax software applications. A variety of electronic fax software programs use the .cvr file extension for the cover sheet files created with the application. Popular e-faxing programs that use the .cvr file extension include ElectraSoft Fax, Bitware and WinFax.

The .cvr file extension is also used for Microsoft Office files.

How to open CVR files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension CVR for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different CVR openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension CVR

While we know of one file format using the .CVR file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .CVR file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

STARFAXSTARFAXUser submitted
PROCOMM PLUS Fax Cover Sheet EditorPROCOMM PLUS Fax Cover Sheet EditorUser submitted
CorvidCorvidUser submitted
Procomm Plus Fax Cover Sheet EditorProcomm Plus Fax Cover Sheet EditorUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with CVR-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 CVR-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!