What is a .DJV File And How To Open It – LizardTech (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .djv extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .djv file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .DJV file?

The file extension .DJV comes from DjVu Image. The development of this file was done by LizardTech. The format of this raster related file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 5 software that can open the .djv file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .DJV file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .DJV file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the WinDjView, DjVuLibre DjView and Extensis DjVu Solo software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .DJV file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the WinDjView software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .DJV file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .djv file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the DjVuLibre DjView software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is MacDjView and DjVuLibre DjView.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .DJV 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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

How to open a .DJV file on Linux

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .djv file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the KDE Okular software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is DjVuLibre DjView and KDE Okular.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .DJV 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the KDE Okular software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .DJV file?

If you are still unable to open the .DJV file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .DJV file.djvu – LizardTech, .dke – CenterTools, .dkt – d-lusion interactive media, .dl – Microsoft, .dl_ – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .DJV file with the WinDjView, DjVuLibre DjView, Extensis DjVu Solo programs on Windows, DjVuLibre DjView, MacDjView programs on Mac and KDE Okular, DjVuLibre DjView software on Linux.