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DTV File Extension


What is DTV file?

DTV filename suffix is mostly used for DVD2AVI Mpeg2 files. Files with DTV extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DTV file format, along with 546 other file formats, belongs to the Video Files category. DVD2AVI is by far the most used program for working with DTV files.

Programs which support DTV file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support DTV files. Files with DTV extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support DTV file

Windows Windows

How to open file with DTV extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening DTV files on given system. What is important, all common issues related to files with DTV extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Install DVD2AVI software

Install software to open DTV file The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening DTV files is that no program that can handle DTV files is installed on user’s system. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download DVD2AVI and install it on your device. On the top of the page a list that contains all programs grouped based on operating systems supported can be found. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit DVD2AVI website and download the installer.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of DVD2AVI

Update software that support file extension DTVIf the problems with opening DTV files still occur even after installing DVD2AVI, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of DVD2AVI is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of DVD2AVI installed, it may not support DTV format. All of the file formats that were handled just fine by the previous versions of given program should be also possible to open using DVD2AVI.

Step 3. Associate DVD2AVI Mpeg2 files with DVD2AVI

After installing DVD2AVI (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open DTV files. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with DTV file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the DTV file and choose Open with option
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where DVD2AVI is installed, check the Always use this app to open DTV files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with DTV file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • From the drop-down menu, accessed by clicking the file with DTV extension, select Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • From the list choose the appropriate program and confirm by clicking Change for all....
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with DTV extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Ensure that the DTV file is complete and free of errors

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the DTV file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

Check DTV file for viruses
1. The DTV may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

If the DTV is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Scan the DTV file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the DTV file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Ensure the file with DTV extension is complete and error-free

If the DTV file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. If the DTV file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.

3. Verify whether your account has administrative rights

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle DVD2AVI

If the systems has insufficient resources to open DTV files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with DVD2AVI Mpeg2 file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DTV files affecting older versions of given software.

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