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Details of extension .vips

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .vips file extension, which is related to Libvips VIPS Image. We'll explain what exactly a .vips fileformat is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .vips files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too. Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


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vips file - Libvips VIPS Image

Libvips VIPS Image

The VIPS file is a Libvips VIPS Image. Libvips is a demand-driven, horizontally threaded image processing library.
Category: Graphic files
Application: Libvips
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.tuo Thumbs Plus Viewer Graphics Data
.eya eYaViewer Graphic
.lerc LERC Image

The .vips file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .vips extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .vips file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.vis Strata 3D Data
.vip Microsoft Visual InterDev Project
.vps Visual Pinball Script
.ips Mensi 3Dipsos Data

The .vips extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .vips filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

vis (1), vip (1), vps (1), ips (1)

Having trouble opening a .vips file?

If you want to open a .vips file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .vips association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vips

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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android