There are 2 file types use the .LVF file extension:
1. Logitech Video Effects File
Effects file used by Logitech Webcam Software, a program that allows users to video chat online using Logitech webcams; contains graphics and properties used for object and facial recognition; used to overlay cartoons or other images onto facial features during video chat sessions.
By using Logitech facial recognition technology, Logitech Webcam Software tracks facial expressions and replaces them with accessories stored in LVF files, such as mustaches, glasses, or hats.
Users may also use .LVA files to replace their faces with full-screen avatars.
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Updated: September 6, 2009
2. DVR LVF Video File
An LVF file contains video captured by various H.264 closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems and recorded on a DVR device. It stores video in a proprietary format for the purpose of archiving and reviewing surveillance videos.
You most likely will only encounter an LVF file if you own a camera for security purposes that captures video in the LVF format and are trying to view or edit the video. You may also acquire an LVF video file from a client if you are a legal professional working on a case where video evidence is provided.
Since LVF files typically store sensitive video, they may be encoded in a proprietary format only supported by software developed by the camera manufacturer. In this case, the software packaged with the camera is the only application that can play LVF files. There also may be software available to download from the website of the CCTV system developer.
You may be able to open LVF files with Media Player Classic or Elecard AVC HD Player in Windows. You may also be able to open LVF files with MPlayer
However, you can convert LVF files to a more widely supported format with FFmpeg. After converting the file to a more common video format, you can play it with a When transferring DV4 video files to external media, you should also copy the Archive Player application with the video so that you can play it from the external device.
Updated: February 2, 2021