The File Extensions Database


.DV4 File Extension

  • Developer by: Bosch Security Systems
  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DV4 file?

.DV4 is Bosch Security Systems CCTV Video File

Recorded video file created by Bosch Security Systems closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems; stores video in a proprietary format; used for archiving and reviewing surveillance videos.

DV4 files can only be played back using the Archive Player supplied with Bosch Security Systems CCTV purchases. When transferring DV4 video files to external media, you should also copy the Archive Player application with the video so that you can play it from the external device.

NOTE: Archive Player version 2 can export captured video to .WMV and .MP4 files. It can also burn videos to CD and DVD formats. WMV exports include a required ".sig" file, and MP4 exports include a required ".ind" index file. Previous Archive Player versions can export recorded video to .AVI files. However, to play them, you must have the Xvid codec installed.

How to solve problems with DV4 files

  • Associate the DV4 file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DV4 file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DV4 files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DV4 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 .DV4 is Bosch Security Systems CCTV Video File. Because only the current version supports the latest DV4 file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Bosch Security Systems manufacturer website after an available .DV4 is Bosch Security Systems CCTV Video File update.
  • To make sure that your DV4 file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.