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VVF File Extension

CCTV DVR Camera Video Format
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What is VVF file?

VVF is a video file format supported by many CCTV systems. The format is based on DVR-MS technology. Opening a VVF files ofter requires a dedicated codec to be present depending on the format given system uses to capture image and store it. VVF containers can hold both video and audio tracks.


DBR-MS format was designed to provide Windows systems with the capability to record and playback digital TV content. CCTV systems quickly adapted the format for its excellent support of analog signal, still the most popular TV quality standard at that time. Some CCTV systems still relay on analog video, so VVF are not that rare to see.

Programs which support VVF file extension

Programs that can handle VVF files are as follows. Files with VVF 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 VVF file

Updated: 12/08/2022

How to open file with VVF extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening VVF files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with VVF files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Download and install Camera Viewer

Install software to open VVF file Problems with opening and working with VVF files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with VVF files being present on your machine. The solution to this problem is very simple. Download Camera Viewer and install it on your device. Above you will find a complete listing of programs that support VVF files, classified according to system platforms for which they are available. If you want to download Camera Viewer installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.

Step 2. Verify the you have the latest version of Camera Viewer

Update software that support file extension VVFIf you already have Camera Viewer installed on your systems and VVF files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. This can be one of the causes why VVF files are not compatible with Camera Viewer. The latest version of Camera Viewer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Camera Viewer to VVF files

If the issue has not been solved in the previous step, you should associate VVF files with latest version of Camera Viewer you have installed on your device. The next step should pose no problems. The procedure is straightforward and largely system-independent

Associate software with VVF file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the VVF file and choose Open with option
  • Next, select the Choose another app option and then using More apps open the list of available applications
  • To finalize the process, select Look for another app on this PC entry and using the file explorer select the Camera Viewer installation folder. Confirm by checking Always use this app to open VVF files box and clicking OK button.
Associate software with VVF file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected VVF file open the file menu and choose 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....
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with VVF extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

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

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 VVF file. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

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

If the file is infected, the malware that resides in the VVF file hinders attempts to open it. Immediately scan the file using an antivirus tool or scan the whole system to ensure the whole system is safe. VVF file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

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

Did you receive the VVF file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. 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 VVF extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

Some files require elevated access rights to open them. Switch to an account that has required privileges and try opening the CCTV DVR Camera Video Format file again.

4. Verify that your device fulfills the requirements to be able to open Camera Viewer

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with VVF extension. In this case close the other applications.

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 CCTV DVR Camera Video Format file. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with VVF files affecting older versions of given software.

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