The File Extensions Database


.PVZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Parametric Technology Corporation
  • Category: 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files

What is an .PVZ file?

.PVZ is ProductView packaged structure and drawing

The pvz file extension is related to ProductView software (now known as Creo View Lite, or Creo View ECAD developed by PTC).

The pvz file contains 3D data including packaged structure and technical drawings.


How to open:

Use Creo View Lite to open *.pvz structure and drawing files.

How to convert:

You can probably export *.pvz drawings to other exchange CAD formats.

How to solve problems with PVZ files

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