The File Extensions Database


.CVL File Extension

  • Developer by: SourceForge.net
  • Category: Vector graphic Files

What is an .CVL file?

.CVL is Coastal Vector Listing file format

The cvl file extension is associated with the Coastal Vector Listing file format.

Mapping file for GPS plotting and coastal outline data in vector format. Its very similar to MAPINFO Import Files (MIF).


How to open:

Use GPSylon to work with *.cvl files.

How to convert:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.cvl files to other formats.

How to solve problems with CVL files

  • Associate the CVL file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any CVL file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.CVL files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the CVL 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 .CVL is Coastal Vector Listing file format. Because only the current version supports the latest CVL file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the SourceForge.net manufacturer website after an available .CVL is Coastal Vector Listing file format update.
  • To make sure that your CVL file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.