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Details of extension .vdi

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

VirtualBox Virtual Disk Image

VDI file is a VirtualBox Virtual Disk Image. VirtualBox is an x86 virtualization software package, originally created by German software company innotek, now developed by Sun Microsystems as part of its Sun xVM virtualization platform.
Detailed description not available
Category: Disk Image files
Application: VirtualBox
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
General Hard Disk Image
Virtual Hard Disk Image
VMware Virtual Disk File
General Floppy Disk Image
VMware Virtual Disk Template

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

PTC Creo BDI File
Metro 2033 Game Data
VirtualDJ Audio Sample
VimX Updater Data
Device Independent File
VripPack Volumetric Data
DiscJuggler CD Image
LabVIEW Virtual Instrument
Advance Design Project Backup

The .vdi filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vri (1), bdi (1), vi (1), vdu (1), vdl (1), vdj (1), vci (1), fdi (1), vwi (1), di (1), vsi (1), cdi (1), vid (1), vfi (1), vdo (1)

Can't open a .vdi file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vdi

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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