SHV File - opening and understanding

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

What is a SHV file?

A .SHV file is a Viking Embroidery file. Through our analysis of SHV files, we know that one use of the format is Viking Embroidery file. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open SHV 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 SHV for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension SHV

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

EmbirdEmbirdUser submitted
MyEditor ApplicationMyEditor ApplicationUser submitted
SewWhat-Pro ApplicationSewWhat-Pro ApplicationUser submitted
Wings xpWings xpUser submitted
Embird PlusEmbird PlusUser submitted
Tajima DG/ML by PulseTajima DG/ML by PulseUser submitted
6DEmbroidery6DEmbroideryUser submitted
3D Organizer Application3D Organizer ApplicationUser submitted
WingsXP ApplicationWingsXP ApplicationUser submitted
5DEmbroidery5DEmbroideryUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with SHV-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 SHV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!