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Details of extension .vfw

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Video for Windows Media

VFW file is a Video for Windows Media.
Detailed description not available
Category: Video files
Application: Windows Media Player
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie
QuickTime Movie
Mpeg Video
DivX Video
iTunes M4V Video
QuickTime Data
DivX Temporary Video Data
DivX Temporary Video Info
iTunes M4A Audio

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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Virtual File System Index
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Visual Basic Project Workspace

The .vfw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vw (1), bfw (1), vgw (1), vfe (1), vfa (1), vew (1), vcw (1), gfw (1), ffw (1), vwf (1), cfw (1), vrw (1), vfs (1), vfd (1), vf (1)

Can't open a .vfw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vfw

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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