Full format name of files that use DVF extension is Sony Digital Voice Format. Sony defined the Sony Digital Voice Format format standard. Files with DVF extension may be used by programs distributed for Windows platform. Files with DVF extension are categorized as Audio Files files. The Audio Files subset comprises 694 various file formats. Windows Media Player supports DVF files and is the most frequently used program to handle such files, yet 2 other tools may also be used. Windows Media Player software was developed by Microsoft Corporation, and on its official website you may find more information about DVF files or the Windows Media Player software program.
Programs that can handle DVF files are as follows. DVF files can be encountered on all system platforms, including mobile, yet there is no guarantee each will properly support such files.
Problems with accessing DVF may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with DVF extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with DVF files.
Problems with opening and working with DVF files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with DVF files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select Windows Media Player or one of the recommended programs (for example, Switch Audio File Converter Software, Digital Voice Editor) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support DVF files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. The safest method of downloading Windows Media Player installed is by going to developer’s website (Microsoft Corporation) and downloading the software using provided links.
You still cannot access DVF files although Windows Media Player is installed on your system? Make sure that the software is up to date. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Windows Media Player cannot handle files with DVF may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Windows Media Player is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.
After installing Windows Media Player (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open DVF files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper DVF file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.
If the DVF is indeed infected, it is possible that the malware is blocking it from opening. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. DVF file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.
If the DVF file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with DVF extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.
Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Log out of your current account and log in to an account with sufficient access privileges. Then open the Sony Digital Voice Format file.
If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with DVF extension. In this case close the other applications.
Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Sony Digital Voice Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with DVF files affecting older versions of given software.
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