How to open SV files

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

What is a SV file?

The SV file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the SV file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the SV file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about SV files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Various SV openers

These apps are known to open certain types of SV files. Since many different programs may use SV files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific SV file.

WinDS PRO AppsWinDS PRO AppsUser submitted
Sonic VisualiserSonic VisualiserUser submitted
Aldec Active-HDLAldec Active-HDLUser submitted
ModelSim-Altera Starter EditionModelSim-Altera Starter EditionUser submitted
Notepad++Notepad++User submitted
DS-ElecDS-ElecUser submitted
MP3 Book HelperMP3 Book HelperUser submitted
ModelSim SEModelSim SEUser submitted
SolidViewSolidViewUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with SV-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with SV-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!