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

We collected the information you should know about the .vhv filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .vhv 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

.vhv - Valve Source Lighting Data

The VHV file is a Game Data file, which is connected to the Valve Source Lighting Data according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Valve Source Lighting Data (.vhv) files can be opened or converted with the help of Source SDK.

Format description:
VHV format description not yet available
Game Data
Source SDK
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Valve Source Font Data
Valve Pak

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

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

If the program necessary for opening the .vhv file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .vhv 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 .vhv file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .vhv extension

The .vhv 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 .vhv files.

chv, vtv, vhd, dhv, vv, vmv, vh

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

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

ChView Interactive Star Map
Doc-To-Help File Lock
Sony Playstation Wave Bank Header
Virtual Hard Disk Image
Altera VHDL Design File
Virt Viewer Configuration

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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