What is a .CRV File And How To Open It – Vectric (Visual Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .crv extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .crv file extension and how to open it.

What is a .CRV file?

The .CRV file extension comes from VCarve Pro Design File. This file extension belongs to the developer Vectric. The file has the binary format, and it is a CAD software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .CRV file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Vectric VCarve Pro software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Vectric VCarve Pro.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CRV file

2. The second step is locating 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 Vectric VCarve Pro software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CRV file?

If you are still unable to open the .CRV file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .CRV file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .crw – Canon, .crwl – Microsoft, .crx – Google, .cry – Crytek, .crypt – WhatsApp. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CRV file with the Vectric VCarve Pro program on Windows.