What is a .IVF File And How To Open It – Intel (Simple Steps)

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Have you downloaded a file with .ivf extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .ivf file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .IVF file?

The .IVF file extension is from Indeo Video Format File. The creator of this file extension is Intel. The format of this file is binary, and it is a video related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .IVF file?

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

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

To open the .ivf file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Windows Media Player software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .IVF file

2. The second step is locating 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 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 Microsoft Windows Media Player software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .IVF file?

If you are still unable to open the .IVF file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .IVF file.ivr – RealNetworks, .ivr – RealSpace, .ivs – Initialization Vector File, .ivt – AddGames Italia, .ivt – Beyond 20/20. 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 .IVF file with the Microsoft Windows Media Player program on Windows.