What is a .BVD File And How To Open It – Bitdefender (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .bvd extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .bvd file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .BVD file?

The file extension .BVD stands for Bitdefender Vault File. This file extension was developed by Bitdefender. This encoded file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .bvd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .BVD file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .BVD file on various operating systems.

How to open a .BVD file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .bvd file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Bitdefender Total Security software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Bitdefender Total Security.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BVD file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Bitdefender Total Security software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .BVD file?

If you are still unable to open the .BVD file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .BVD file.bvh – Biovision, .bvp – VodaHost, .bvr – Perspective Software, .bvs – BVS Development Corporation, .bw – Paul Haeberli. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .BVD file with the Bitdefender Total Security program on Windows.