File Extension Library

.HDV File Extension

  • Developer by: JVC
  • Category: Video Files

What are .HDV files and how to open them?

Can't open .HDV file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .HDV file.

What is a .HDV file extension?

.HDV file extension is created by JVC. .HDV has been classified as Video Files.

.HDV is High Definition Video Format

Format for the recording of high-definition video on DV cassette tape; HDV is a a tape-based format and although a number of solutions for tapeless recording of HDV video are available, these are not covered by the HDV specification.

HDV video can be recorded or printed back to tape. For domestic and consumer use, HDV video can be delivered on a Blu-ray Disc without requiring any re-encoding, or can be converted to AVCHD and delivered on an AVCHD disc, or can be downconverted to DVD-Video without being too lossy.

Originally developed by JVC and subsequently supported by Sony, Canon and Sharp, the HDV format was created so as to serve as an affordable high definition format for digital camcorders.

The HDV format caught on rapidly with many amateur and professional videographers owing to its low cost, portability, and an acceptable image quality for many professional productions.

List of all softwares that can open the High Definition Video Format

How to fix problems with .HDV files

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