The File Extensions Database


.DLV File Extension

  • Developer by: Dassault Systemes
  • Category: CAD Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DLV file?

.DLV is CATIA 4 Export File

File created by CATIA version 4, a CAD program used to create virtual designs; contains a 3D model and its properties; used for saving and loading information during the design process; can be imported by various other CAD programs.

DLV files can be imported into newer versions of CATIA.

Programs that open CATIA 4 Export File
Windows
Dassault Systemes CATIA
Adobe Acrobat DC
Mac
Adobe Acrobat DC

How to solve problems with DLV files

  • Associate the DLV file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DLV file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DLV files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DLV 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 .DLV is CATIA 4 Export File. Because only the current version supports the latest DLV file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Dassault Systemes manufacturer website after an available .DLV is CATIA 4 Export File update.
  • To make sure that your DLV file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.