.SV File Extension

SystemVerilog File

The SV file is a SystemVerilog file. SystemVerilog combines hardware description and verification based on Verilog extensions. SV files contain SystemVerilog source code. You can open SV files in text...

General Information

Title .SV File Extension
Extension .sv
Full Form SystemVerilog File
File Type HDL Source Code File
Developer Accellera Systems Initiative
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function HDL code
Additional Functions Simulation, Synthesis
Features Hardware modeling, Verification

File Characteristics

Quality Depends on code
Supports Layers N/A
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Digital Circuits Yes
Integrated Circuits Yes
FPGA Design Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks File integrity
Best Practices Version control, Regular review

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release 2005
Latest Version IEEE 1800-2017

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .v, .vhdl

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
Cadence Xcelium Licensed Windows, Linux
Synopsys VCS Licensed Linux
Mentor Graphics ModelSim Licensed Windows, Linux