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Informations about the GDV filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .gdv filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .gdv file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

1 filename extension(s) are in our database

.gdv - SmartWare Graphics Screen Driver

The GDV file is a Other file, which is connected to the SmartWare Graphics Screen Driver according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the SmartWare Graphics Screen Driver (.gdv) files can be opened or converted with the help of SmartWare.

Format description:
GDV format
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
SmartWare Backup Query Definition
SmartWare Backup Report Definition
SmartWare Sort Definition Backup
SmartWare Backup Transaction Definition
SmartWare Backup Cross-tab Definition
SmartWare Definition Backup

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .gdv file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .gdv extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .gdv files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .gdv file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .gdv file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .gdv file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .gdv file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .gdv extension

The .gdv filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .gdv files.

hdv, bdv, gwv, gv, grv, gev, gdf, gdc, tdv, gd, ndv, dv, gxv, gvd, gsv

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .gdv file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .gdv extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Blaise Dataview File
Microsoft Office Groove File
Gerber Drill Drawing Data
PTV VISSIM Acceleration Record
TIGER Geodatabase
General CADD Pro Menu

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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