The File Extensions Database


.LVM File Extension

  • Developer by: National Instruments Corporation
  • Category: Document Files

What is an .LVM file?

.LVM is LabVIEW measurement data

The lvm file extension is associated with the LabVIEW, a tool for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X (macOS) recommended for measurement or control systems.

The lvm file contains measurement data recorded by LabVIEW tool and stored in ASCII text format similar to CSV, or TSV file formats.

The content of lvm files are viewable in Microsoft Excel, or any text editor.


How to open:

Use LabVIEW to view content of the *.lvm measurement files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

How to solve problems with LVM files

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