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HDV file extension

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

  • What is the .hdv file?
  • What program do I need to open a .hdv file?
  • How can the .hdv file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .hdv files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

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

✅ High-definition Digital Video

HDV file is a High-definition Digital Video. HDV is an inexpensive high-definition video recording format which uses MPEG2 compression to fit HD content onto the same DV or MiniDV tapes originally developed for standard definition recording. The HDV format was developed by JVC and Sony Corporation. The format was also initially supported by both Canon Inc. and Sharp Corporation.
HDV format description not yet available
Category: Video files
Application: Adobe Premiere
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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HDV aliases:
HDV related links:
HDV related extensions:
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie

Autodesk Animator FLIC File

QuickTime Movie

Mpeg Video

Multimedia Viewer Book

RealMedia File

MicroDVD Subtitle Format File

SubRip Subtitle Format

Mpeg-4 Video Container

3GP Video File

✅ SmartWare Hardware Driver

HDV file is a SmartWare Hardware Driver. SmartWare is a programming platform. SmartWare also includes a word processor, spreadsheet, and communication modules.
Category: Other files
Application: SmartWare
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Sample: -
HDV aliases:
HDV related links:
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SmartWare Project Backup

SmartWare Worksheet Backup

SmartWare Macro Backup

SmartWare Worksheet Document

SmartWare Report Definition File

SmartWare Business Graph Definition File

SmartWare Text Graph Definition File

SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File

SmartWare Elevation Graph Definition File

SmartWare High-Low Graph Definition File

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

🚫 The .hdv file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bdv, dhv, dv, gdv, hd, hdb, hdc, hdd, hdf, hdg, hev, hrv, hsv, hv, hvd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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WinUAE HDD Image
HEVC/H.265 HM-10 Video
Maple Help Database

🔴 Can't open a .hdv 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 .hdv file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 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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