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Details of extension .vmem

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .vmem file?
  • Which program can create the .vmem file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .vmem format?
  • What can convert .vmem files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vmem extension?
VMware Virtual Machine Paging File .vmem file icon

VMware Virtual Machine Paging File

VMEM file is a VMware Virtual Machine Paging File. The virtual machine paging file, which backs up the guest main memory on the host file system. This file exists only when the virtual machine is running or if the virtual machine fails. It is stored in the VM working directory.
Category: Data files
Application: VMware Workstation
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Virtual Hard Disk Image
VMware Virtual Disk File
Virtual Floppy Disk Image
Virtual Machine Shell Information
VMware Virtual Machine Snapshot Metadata
Virtual Machine Saved State
Virtual Machine Configuration
Virtual Network Configuration
Virtual Undo Disk File

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Medical Expense Manager Data
VME Encrypted Data
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Virtual Game Station Memory Card
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Micro Vault Virtual Expander File

The .vmem filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

mem (1), vmm (1), vem (1), vme (1)

Can't open a .vmem file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vmem

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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