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What are DV files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a DV 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 DV files.

What is a DV file?

DV files have multiple uses, and Digital Video is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.

Digital Video

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 DV files

We have identified two DV openers that are compatible with this specific type of DV file.

Programs that open Digital Video files

Last updated: February 20, 2024

All known file formats using extension .DV

While Digital Video is a popular type of DV-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .DV file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.

Lightscape View

We know that one DV format is Lightscape View. 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 ten different DV openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Any Video ConverterAny Video ConverterVerified
VLC Media PlayerVLC Media PlayerVerified
K-Lite Mega Codec PackK-Lite Mega Codec PackVerified
Shark007 Advanced CodecsShark007 Advanced CodecsVerified
SyncUPSyncUPUser submitted
MplayerMplayerUser submitted
Nero Kwik MediaNero Kwik MediaUser submitted
AVS Media PlayerAVS Media PlayerUser submitted
Total Video ConverterTotal Video ConverterUser submitted

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