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Details of extension .vhd

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Virtual Hard Disk Image

VHD file is a Virtual Hard Disk Image. A virtual hard disk provides storage for a virtual machine. Within the virtual machine, the virtual hard disk is represented as a physical disk and is used by the virtual machine as if it were a physical disk.
Category: Disk Image files
Application: Microsoft Virtual PC
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
WinImage Disk Image
General Hard Disk Image
VirtualBox Virtual Disk Image
Virtual Floppy Disk Image
General Floppy Disk Image
Hyper-V SnapShot Data
Open Virtual Appliance
Virtual Machine Shell Information
VMware Virtual Machine Snapshot Metadata
Altera VHDL Design File .vhd file icon

Altera VHDL Design File

VHD file is an Altera VHDL Design File. Altera Corporation is a Silicon Valley manufacturer of PLDs, reconfigurable complex digital circuits. VHDL Design Files can contain any combination of Altera Quartus II software-supported constructs.
Category: Data files
Application: Altera Quartus II
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Altera SRAM Object File
Altera Partial-Mask SRAM Object File
Altera Mask Settings File
Altera Raw Binary File
Altera Tabular Text File
Altera Programmer Object File
Altera Library Mapping File
Altera EDIF Input File
Altera Quartus II VHDL Output File

Other types of files may also use the .vhd file extension. If you have helpful information about .vhd 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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The .vhd filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vtd (1), bhd (1), vmd (1), vhs (1), vhc (1), vgd (1), vd (1), hvd (1), ghd (1), vud (1), chd (1), vnd (1), vhv (1), vhf (1), vh (1)

Can't open a .vhd file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vhd

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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