DVC File Extension

DVC file icon
Dragon Voice Command Format
  • Developer
    Nuance Communications
  • Popularity
    3.3 (3 votes)

What is DVC file?

DVC is a file extension commonly associated with Dragon Voice Command Format files. Dragon Voice Command Format format was developed by Nuance Communications. Files with DVC extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. DVC file format, along with 1258 other file formats, belongs to the Data Files category. The most popular software that supports DVC files is Dragon NaturallySpeaking. On the official website of Nuance Communications, Inc. developer not only will you find detailed information about theDragon NaturallySpeaking software, but also about DVC and other supported file formats.

Programs which support DVC file extension

Below is a table that list programs that support DVC files. Files with DVC 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 DVC file

How to open file with DVC extension?

Being unable to open files with DVC extension can be have various origins. Fortunately, most common problems with DVC files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The list below will guide you through the process of addressing the encountered problem.

Step 1. Download and install Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Problems with opening and working with DVC files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DVC files being present on your machine. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Dragon NaturallySpeaking. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DVC files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Dragon NaturallySpeaking installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit Nuance Communications, Inc. website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Check the version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking and update if needed

If you already have Dragon NaturallySpeaking installed on your systems and DVC files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. It may also happen that software creators by updating their applications add compatibility with other, newer file formats. This can be one of the causes why DVC files are not compatible with Dragon NaturallySpeaking. The most recent version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Dragon NaturallySpeaking to DVC files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate DVC files with latest version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking you have installed on your device. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Choose the Open with entry from the file menu accessed by right-mouse clicking on the DVC file
  • Click Choose another app and then select More apps option
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Dragon NaturallySpeaking installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open DVC files box and clicking OK button.

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • Right-click the DVC file and select Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select Dragon NaturallySpeaking and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with DVC extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Verify that the DVC is not faulty

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

1. Verify that the DVC in question is not infected with a computer virus

If the DVC is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the scanner detected that the DVC file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Verify that the DVC file’s structure is intact

If you obtained the problematic DVC file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. During the copy process of the file errors may occurred rendering the file incomplete or corrupted. This could be the source of encountered problems with the file. When downloading the file with DVC extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

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. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the Dragon Voice Command Format file again.

4. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Dragon NaturallySpeaking

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

5. Verify that your operating system and drivers are up to date

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

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