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.CVD File Extension

File Type 1ClamAV Virus Definitions File

DeveloperSourcefire
Popularity
2.4 (5 Votes)
CategoryData Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

What is a CVD file?

File used by ClamAV, an open source antivirus program; contains virus definitions for updating the list of recognized viruses in ClamAV; saved as a digitally signed tarball that contains one or more virus databases.

More Information

Common CVD files are daily.cvd and main.cvd. Main.cvd contains the latest stable base virus database definitions and daily.cvd contains daily virus definition updates that can be scheduled for download and installation.

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Programs that open CVD files
Windows
ClamWin
Mac
ClamXav
Linux
ClamAV
Updated 12/22/2009

File Type 2Bitdefender Virus Definition File

DeveloperBitdefender
Popularity
2.3 (6 Votes)
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

.CVD File Association 2

File used by Bitdefender antivirus and Internet security software; saves the main collection of virus signatures for the software which help recognize viruses when the program scans the computer; is periodically refreshed automatically by the software.

More Information

CVD files can be supplemented by .IVD files, which contain incremental virus definitions for the latest updates. However, when CVD definitions are updated, the IVD definitions are reset until new updates are available or until the next CVD refresh.

Programs that open CVD files
Windows
Bitdefender Total Security 2017
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017
Mac
Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac
Updated 5/29/2012

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