.CBV File Extension

File Type:
ChessBase Database File

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

What is a CBV file?

Cbv file extension has ChessBase Database file type, developed by ChessBase, which is associated with the "game files" category.

Associated with ChessBase, the database file contains chess moves. It can also include a number of various games. Upon creating a ChessBase database, the program generates a .CBH file along with corresponding files, which may be comprised into a single archive.

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

cbv file icon
File Type:
ChessBase Database File
Game Files

How to open CBV file?

Double click the cbv 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 .cbv 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 cbv 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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This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the cbv 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 CBV 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 cbv file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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