Opening DVD files

Did your computer fail to open a DVD file? We explain what DVD files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your DVD files.

What is a DVD file?

Files that contain the .dvd file extension are commonly associated with the CloneCD DVD burning software. When a user copies and burns a DVD using the CloneCD application, the file with the .dvd extension is used to burn the selected data to the user's disc. The DVD file does not contain any actual media data. Only the data that is required to burn the selected media to the user's chosen disc.

The .dvd extension is also used for driver files for devices that are used with the MS-DOS operating system. These DVD files allow for communication between the MS-DOS operating system and the associated hardware device.

Try a universal file viewer

In addition to the products listed above, I would suggest that you try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and very likely yours too! Download Free File Viewer.

By Prof. Jones (The File Expert)

Chief Content Editor and File Expert

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