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Details of extension .vmt

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Valve Source Material Data

VMT file is a Valve Source Material Data. The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. It debuted in October 2004 with Half-Life 2. A material is a .vmt text file that defines a two-dimensional surface. It contains all of the information needed for Source to simulate the surface visually, aurally, and physically. VMT stands for "Valve Material Type".
Category: Development files
Application: Valve Source SDK
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Valve Source Texture Data
Valve Source Collision Model Data
Valve Source Model Data
Valve Source Model Animation Data
Valve Source Mesh Strip Data
Valve Source Model Vertex Data
Valve Source Flex Animation Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .vmt filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bmt (1), vtm (1), vnt (1), vmg (1), vm (1), vkt (1), mt (1), fmt (1), cmt (1), vt (1), vmr (1), vmf (1), vlt (1), mvt (1), gmt (1)

Can't open a .vmt file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vmt

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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