File Extension Library

.DV File Extension

  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DV file?

.DV file extension has been classified as Video Files. The format of .DV file is Binary

.DV is Digital Video File

Recorded video file created by a digital video (DV) camera; saved to the camera's DV tape and uses a standard raw format for the DV video; supported by several video editing programs.

NOTE: The ".dv" extension is also sometimes used for other video formats such as QuickTime-DV or DV-AVI. In these cases, you will need to open them with their respective software programs.

List of all softwares that can open the Digital Video File
File Viewer Plus
Apple QuickTime Player
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Roxio Creator NXT Pro 6
CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultra
CyberLink PowerDVD 17
Microsoft Windows Movie Maker
VideoLAN VLC media player
Apple QuickTime Player
Apple iMovie 10
Adobe Flash Professional CC
Eltima Elmedia Player
Roxio Toast 17
Roxio Popcorn
VideoLAN VLC media player
VideoLAN VLC media player

How to Open .DV file on different platforms

Open .DV File on Windows

  • Right-click a .DV
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .DV file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .DV files" Press "Ok"

Open .DV File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .DV file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .DV File on Linux

Right click on the .DV file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .DV File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .DV file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .DV File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .DV files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .DV files

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