The File Extensions Database


.DCV File Extension

  • Developer by: SecurStar
  • Category: Encoded and encrypted Files

What is an .DCV file?

.DCV is DriveCrypt encrypted volume

The dcv file extension is associated with the DriveCrypt hard drive encryption software for Microsoft Windows operating system that allows users to protect case sensitive data.

The .dcv file stores encrypted hard drive volume.


How to open:

Use DriveCrypt to open and work with *.dcv files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, there is now way to convert *.dcv files to anything else.

How to solve problems with DCV files

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