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Details of extension .vmf

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .vmf file?
  • Which program can create the .vmf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .vmf format?
  • What can convert .vmf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vmf extension?
Valve Map File .vmf file icon

Valve Map File

VMF file is a Valve Map File. VMF is a proprietary format that stores raw (pre-compile) map data, used by the Valve Hammer Editor to save production-stage maps and prefabs. Valve Hammer Editor is Valve Software's map creation program for their game engine, Source.
Category: Game Data files
Application: Valve Hammer Editor
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Other types of files may also use the .vmf file extension. If you have helpful information about .vmf 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 .vmf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vmg (1), bmf (1), vmd (1), vmb (1), vlf (1), vhf (1), vf (1), mf (1), vmv (1), fmf (1), vmr (1), cmf (1), vme (1), vmc (1), vm (1)

Can't open a .vmf file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vmf

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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