.BVH File Extension

File Type:
Biovision Hierarchy Animation File

Having trouble opening .bvh extension? Don't panic! This page explains what bvh files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open bvh files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a BVH file?

Bvh file extension has Biovision Hierarchy Animation file type, developed by Biovision, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

These files contain motion capture data for 3D models of characters. They are used by 3D animation programs, for instance, 3ds Max’s module Character Studio to import joint rotational data. BVH files can also store character animation data for 3D video games. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

bvh file icon
File Type:
Biovision Hierarchy Animation File
3D Image Files

How to open BVH file?

Double click the bvh file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .bvh extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the bvh extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the bvh file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open BVH files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the bvh file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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