Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .cov

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .cov file?
  • Which program can create the .cov file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .cov format?
  • What can convert .cov files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .cov extension?

2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Fax Cover Page .cov file icon

Fax Cover Page

COV file is a Fax Cover Page.
Category: Document files
Application: Windows Fax Server
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
RFM Covariate Table .cov file icon

RFM Covariate Table

COV file is a RFM Covariate Table. The RFM is a GENLN2-based line-by-line radiative transfer model originally developed at AOPP, Oxford University, under an ESA contract to provide reference spectral calculations for the MIPAS instrument launched on the ENVISAT satellite in 2002.
Category: Data files
Application: RFM
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
RFM Instrument Line Shape File
RFM Tangent Altitudes File
RFM Total Internal Partition Sums File
RFM SVD-compressed Look-Up Table
RFM Radiance Spectrum File
RFM Transmission Spectrum File
RFM Molecule Cross-Section Data
RFM Atmospheric Profile Data
RFM Irregular Spectral Grid

Other types of files may also use the .cov file extension. If you have helpful information about .cov extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

BlackBerry COD Archive
WindLDR Binary PLC Data
Microsoft C Compiler Output
Cult3D Object
3DCS Advanced Analyzer/Optimizer SOVA Model
Common Object File
Serena PVCS Logfile

The .cov filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

cod (21), fov (7), cof (6), co (6), cv (4), sov (4), ov (2), cog (2), dov (2), cpv (2), civ (1), xov (1), clv (1), cob (1), ocv (1)

Can't open a .cov file?

If you want to open a .cov file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .cov association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.cov

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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