File Extension Library

.GVP File Extension

  • Developer by: Google
  • Category: Video Files

What is an .GVP file?

.GVP file extension is created by Google. .GVP has been classified as Video Files.

.GVP is Google Video Pointer

Shortcut that contains the location of a Google Video Player (.GVI) file on the Internet; does not contain actual video data, but rather a reference to the video file.

The location of the video file can be viewed by opening the GVP file in a text editor.

List of all softwares that can open the Google Video Pointer
VideoLAN VLC media player
VideoLAN VLC media player
VideoLAN VLC media player

How to Open .GVP file on different platforms

Open .GVP File on Windows

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

Open .GVP File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .GVP 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 .GVP File on Linux

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

Open .GVP File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .GVP 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 .GVP 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 .GVP files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .GVP files

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