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Details of the .chv file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .chv file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .chv file?
  • What program do I need to open a .chv file?
  • How can the .chv file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .chv?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .chv extension?
  • How can I convert .chv files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .chv?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.chv file extension details

ChView Interactive Star Map

ChView Interactive Star Map .chv file icon
CHV file is a ChView Interactive Star Map. ChView is intended as a three-dimensional aid to: viewing some of the nearer stars of our galaxy; navigating the distances between them; accessing basic information (and updating what we know); and, hopefully, having some fun.
Category: Data files
Application: ChView
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
CHV aliases:
CHV related links:
CHV related extensions:

Other types of files may also use the .chv file extension.

.chv file extension error

The .chv file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cv, cbv, ctv, chf, shv, cnv, chd, cmv, chc, dhv, cgv, ch, vhv, chg

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

Microsoft CodeView Data
ChessBase Archived Database
Microsoft Document Converter
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MAME Compressed Hard Disk Image
PLINK Segmental Copy Number Variant Data
Chordastic Chord
Scitex Continuous Tone
Citavi Project
open .chv file

Can't open a .chv file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .chv file association, check the FAQ.

.chv file extension

Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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