Files with dv suffix are in vast majority of cases video files saved in special Digital Video format which was originally developed for MiniDV.
There is one other file type using
the DV file extension!
.dv - DeltaVision image file
Software that works with dv file extension
DV file extension - Digital video file
What is dv file? How to open dv files?
File type specification:
dv file icon:
File extension dv is mainly related to Digital Video, a digital video format launched in 1995, and, in its smaller tape form factor MiniDV, has since become a standard for home and semi-professional video production.
DV is sometimes used for professional purposes as well, such as filmmaking and electronic news gathering (ENG).
The DV specification defines both the codec and the tape format. Features include intraframe compression for uncomplicated editing, a standard interface for transfer to non-linear editing systems (IEEE 1394, also known as FireWire), and good video quality.
The default software associated to dv file type:
Company or developer:
VideoLAN Project Team
VLC media player is very popular multimedia player developed for Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, Unix and various other platforms.
VLC can playback many of the video formats (AVI, MKV, OGV, WMV, ASF, MOV...) and audio formats (MP3, AAC, M4A, OGG, FLAC...) as well as support of subtitles for video. It can also be used as a streaming server and multimedia transcoder.
List of software applications associated to the .dv 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 dv file, edit dv file, convert dv file, view dv file, play dv file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org'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 dv files.
- Open dv file
- Play dv file
- Convert dv file
- Import dv file
- Export dv file
- Burn dv file