What is DV file?
The file extension .DV stands for digital video file. It is the default extension for digital video format used in some editing software. This format has been widely used since 1983 when the first Digital Video Disk was introduced by JVC. The name of this format comes from Digital Video Disk, which is what it was initially called before being changed to DV in order to prevent confusion with other formats such as floppy disks and CDs. Nowadays, it is commonly known as just a digital video file and the main extension for this type of files remains unchanged - .DV.
DV Format details
|Full Name||Digital Video Format|
Software, that convert DV files
The easiest way to convert a DV file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle DV files. Open your DV file with one of them and save in another file format.
- VLC media player
- Nero Multimedia Suite
- Xilisoft DVD Creator