File Extension Library

.CVD File Extension

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

What are .CVD files and how to open them?

Can't open .CVD file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .CVD file.

What is a .CVD file extension?

.CVD file extension is created by Bitdefender. .CVD has been classified as Data Files. The format of .CVD file is Binary.

.CVD is Bitdefender Virus Definition File

File used by Bitdefender antivirus and Internet security software; saves the main collection of virus signatures for the software which help recognize viruses when the program scans the computer; is periodically refreshed automatically by the software.

CVD files can be supplemented by .IVD files, which contain incremental virus definitions for the latest updates. However, when CVD definitions are updated, the IVD definitions are reset until new updates are available or until the next CVD refresh.

List of all softwares that can open the Bitdefender Virus Definition File
Bitdefender Total Security 2018
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2018
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac
File Type 2 ClamAV Virus Definitions File
Developer by: Sourcefire Category: Data Files

File used by ClamAV, an open source antivirus program; contains virus definitions for updating the list of recognized viruses in ClamAV; saved as a digitally signed tarball that contains one or more virus databases.

Common CVD files are daily.cvd and main.cvd. Main.cvd contains the latest stable base virus database definitions and daily.cvd contains daily virus definition updates that can be scheduled for download and installation.

List of all softwares that can open the ClamAV Virus Definitions File

How to fix problems with .CVD files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .CVD files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .CVD file format
  2. You need to check the .CVD file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)