RV File - opening and understanding

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

What is a RV file?

Files that contain the .rv file extension are usually used for streaming videos online. The RV files can be structured as a single stream or as a scalable SureStream file.

The RV file format is similar to the RM file format, but RV files contain video in addition to containing audio.

The SPEFO software application also uses the .rv file suffix. The RV files that are used by this program contain stellar spectra analysis files.

The DataFlex software program is another application that uses the .rv file extension. These files contain report view files that have been created with the software.

How to open RV 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 RV for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different RV openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension RV

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

Various viewers for this file format

These apps are known to open certain types of RV files. Remember, different programs may use RV 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 ConverterUser submitted
Final Media PlayerFinal Media PlayerUser submitted
RealPlayerRealPlayerUser submitted
KMPlayerKMPlayerUser submitted
Zoom PlayerZoom PlayerUser submitted
RealOne PlayerRealOne PlayerUser submitted
CitrioCitrioUser submitted
VideoPad Video EditorVideoPad Video EditorUser submitted
MPC-HCMPC-HCUser submitted
FreeSmithFreeSmithUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with RV-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 RV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!