Files with bvh suffix can be found as animations in Biovision Hierarchy file format.

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BVH file extension - Biovision Hierarchy Animation file

What is bvh file? How to open bvh files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

File extension bvh associated with Biovision Hierarchy Animation file format, which was developed by Biovision as a standard format to save biped character motion data.

A .bvh files contain motion capture data for 3D characters and are used by several games, such as Second Life.

The default software associated to bvh file type:

Poser icon

Smith Micro Software, Inc. logo Poser  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Smith Micro Software, Inc.

Poser is a 3D CGI rendering and animation program especially optimized for models that depict the human figure in 3D form. It quickly gained popularity amongst beginners.

Help how to open BVH files:

Several top 3D graphic editors like Blender or Poser can work with BHV format.

How to convert file with extension BVH:

It is possible to convert the animation data from .bvh files to other 3D models, including for example formats from 3ds Max.

Find conversions from bvh file:

bvh to avi

bvh to blend

Find converter to bvh file type:

bip to bvh

blend to bvh

c3d to bvh

fbx to bvh

File identification strings:

HEX code: 48 49 45 52 41 52 43 48 59

List of software applications associated to the .bvh file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open bvh file, edit bvh file, convert bvh file, view bvh file, play bvh file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the bvh files.

  • Open bvh file
  • Save bvh file
  • Edit bvh file
  • Create bvh file
  • Import bvh file
  • Export bvh file
  • Others bvh file

Software that open bvh file - Biovision Hierarchy Animation file

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open bvh file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with bvh file by default:
Poser small icon Poser
Other suggested software:
3ds Max (3D Studio Max) small icon 3ds Max (3D Studio Max)
Autodesk Maya small icon Autodesk Maya
Blender small icon Blender
Cobalt small icon Cobalt

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