.IV File Extension

Visualization Sciences Group
File Type:
Open Inventor Scene Graph File

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

What is a IV file?

Iv file extension has Open Inventor Scene Graph file type, developed by Visualization Sciences Group, which is associated with the "3d image files" category.

Typically generated with Open Inventor, the graph file is used for storing “fields” and “nodes” along with their properties and connections. It uses a text format. The file allows describing three-dimensional objects as well as compiling them into a scene.

IV files enable users to create custom three-dimensional elements. They also allow customizing different prefabricated shapes, such as spheres, cylinders, 2D or 3D text, and others.

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

iv file icon
Visualization Sciences Group
File Type:
Open Inventor Scene Graph File
3D Image Files
Text and Binary

How to open IV file?

Double click the iv 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 .iv 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 iv 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 iv 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 IV files

  • Windows Windows
  • Linux Linux
    • VSG Open Inventor VSG Open Inventor
    • SGI Open Inventor SGI Open Inventor
    • ivview ivview
    • ivToVRML ivToVRML
    • showcase showcase

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 iv file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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