The File Extensions Database


.HLV File Extension

  • Category: Digital video and movie Files

What is an .HLV file?

.HLV is Multimedia file

The hlv file extension is associated with multimedia file format (probably video encoded with H.263 codec) that is used by unspecified Chinese multimedia software or devices, like digital audio players.

HLV format seems to be obsolete, it is not supported by known current multimedia players and devices.


How to open:

Possibly some older media players could playback this files, but we do not know about any recent ones.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .hlv file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to solve problems with HLV files

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