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Details of extension .vbs

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

VBScript Script

VBS file is a VBScript Script. VBScript (Visual Basic Scripting Edition) is an Active Scripting language. VBScript has been installed by default in every desktop release of Microsoft Windows since Windows 98
Category: Application files
Application: Microsoft Windows
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/x-vbs
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
BASIC Source
VBScript Encoded Script
microBasic Source Code
microC Binary File
microC Library

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

BBS Directory List
VBScript Encoded Script
Gerber Bottom Solder Mask Data
MAZ Sound VSampler 2 Library
Comodo Backup Job Script
Virtual Game Station Memory Card
C64 Printfox/Pagefox Bitmap Image
Visual Basic Project Workspace
Nintendo Gameboy Audio Data

The .vbs filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vs (1), bbs (1), vhs (1), vfs (1), vbx (1), vbe (1), vb (1), fbs (1), cbs (1), vsb (1), bs (1), vns (1), vgs (1), vbz (1), vbw (1)

Can't open a .vbs file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vbs

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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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