HKV File - opening and understanding

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

What is a HKV file?

The .hkv file extension is used for a digital video file format that was developed by Eyesight, a tech product manufacturer based in China. These HKV files are generated by Eyesight IP cameras, which are used as security cameras and surveillance tools. These .hkv files can be played by using the SYSM Monitor program, which is a digital video player for PCs.Depending on the Eyesight IP camera that was used to record and save these HKV video files, a .hkv file may contain recorded motion graphics in various resolutions and recorded digital audio clips. There are only a few digital multimedia players with support for opening and playing these HKV files, and some Eyesight IP cameras do not have features for recording audio clips.The SYSM Monitor application can also be used to export these .hkv files to the AVI file format. This software is recommended for playing and exporting these HKV video files.

How to open HKV 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 HKV for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 1 different HKV openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension HKV

While we know of one file format using the .HKV 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 .HKV file.

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of HKV files. Remember, different programs may use HKV 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with HKV-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 HKV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!