What are V files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a V 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 V file?
V files have multiple uses, and Verilog Source Code is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Verilog Source Code
These files contain source code written in Verilog, a Hardware Description Language. Hardware Description Languages (HDL) are used to design and test digital circuits, analog circuits, mixed-signal circuits, and for the design of genetic circuits.
How to open V files
Important: Different programs may use files with the V file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your V file is, you may need to try a few different programs.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different V openers which you will find listed below.
Last updated: November 10, 2022
All known file formats using extension .V
While Verilog Source Code is a popular type of V-file, we know of 3 different uses of the .V file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
We know that one V format is VIPS Bitmap. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Vista Data Format
We know that one V format is Vista Data Format. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of V files. Remember, different programs may use V files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Altium Designer||User submitted|
|ModelSim EE/NT||User submitted|
|OrCAD Capture||User submitted|
|Sakura Editor (Japanese)||User submitted|
|GOM Player||User submitted|
|Aldec Active-HDL||User submitted|
|ModelSim-Altera Starter Edition||User submitted|
|DIMIN Viewer||User submitted|
|ModelSim SE||User submitted|
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