The File Extensions Database

.BVD File Extension

  • Developer by: Bitdefender
  • Category: Encoded Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .BVD file?

.BVD is Bitdefender Vault File

Encrypted virtual drive created by Bitdefender, an antivirus and Internet security application; often stores important and sensitive user documents, but may store any other kind of file as well; incorporates both encryption and password protection for security.

BVD files can be managed from the File Vault interface in Bitdefender. When opened, the vaults also appear in the My Computer window as a logical hard drive.

Programs that open Bitdefender Vault File
Bitdefender Total Security 2018

How to solve problems with BVD files

  • Associate the BVD file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BVD file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BVD files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BVD file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .BVD is Bitdefender Vault File. Because only the current version supports the latest BVD file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Bitdefender manufacturer website after an available .BVD is Bitdefender Vault File update.
  • To make sure that your BVD file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.