.CVD File Extension

File Type:
Bitdefender Virus Definition File

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

What is a CVD file?

Cvd file extension has Bitdefender Virus Definition file type, developed by Bitdefender, which is associated with the "data files" category.

ClamAV is an open source antivirus, which uses files with this extension. They contain a digitally signed bank with single or multiple virus databases. Most common CVD files have names daily.cvd and main.cvd. The daily.cvd file stores virus definitions for daily updates; can be scheduled for download. The main.cvd file contains the latest stable update of the virus database.

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

cvd file icon
File Type:
Bitdefender Virus Definition File
Data Files

How to open CVD file?

Double click the cvd 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 .cvd 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 cvd 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".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

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 cvd 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 CVD 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 cvd file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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