DVD File Type- The quick facts
What are DVD files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DVD 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 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.
How to open DVD files
Important: Different programs may use files with the DVD file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your DVD 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 DVD openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: May 31, 2022
Suggest another file format using extension DVD
While we know of one file format using the .DVD 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 .DVD file.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of DVD files. Remember, different programs may use DVD files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.