VCV File Type

- The quick facts

What are VCV files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VCV 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 VCV file?

Files that contain the .vcv file extension are most commonly associated with the ViewCave International VCV player. This player allows users to view movies for free from around the globe. The ViewCave player is an HTML5 compliant media player and can be accessed anywhere using Internet browsers, iPhones and iPads.

The VCV files that are used by the ViewCave player contain video files that have been saved in ViewCave's proprietary video format. VCV files are used to distribute free movies and videos over the Web. While the movies are free, the distributors monetize these movies by using paid overlay ads.

How to open VCV files

Important: Different programs may use files with the VCV file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your VCV file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different VCV openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: February 20, 2013

Suggest another file format using extension VCV

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

Visual ApplicationVisual ApplicationUser submitted
InvPlusInvPlusUser submitted
ViewCave Video OpenerViewCave Video OpenerUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with VCV-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 VCV-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!