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Details of extension .vmt

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

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

Valve Source Material Data .vmt file icon

Valve Source Material Data

VMT file is a Valve Source Material Data. The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. It debuted in October 2004 with Half-Life 2. A material is a .vmt text file that defines a two-dimensional surface. It contains all of the information needed for Source to simulate the surface visually, aurally, and physically. VMT stands for "Valve Material Type".
Category: Development files
Application: Valve Source SDK
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Valve Source Texture Data
Valve Source Collision Model Data
Valve Source Model Data
Valve Source Model Animation Data
Valve Source Mesh Strip Data
Valve Source Model Vertex Data
Valve Source Flex Animation Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

vNote Text
vMessage Text
Delphi Menu Template
WinVault File Archive
VLC Media Player Skin
Valve Map File
Alpha Five Image Library
Velocity Macro File
rFactor Model

The .vmt filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vnt (29), vmg (22), vmf (8), vlt (8), dmt (8), bmt (7), gmt (6), vm (6), vtm (4), fmt (4), cmt (4), vmr (3), vkt (3)

Can't open a .vmt file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vmt

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.

If you don't know how to set the .vmt file association, check the FAQ.

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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