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Details of extension .vol

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Video Game Data

VOL file is a Video Game Data. VOL is a compressed archive used to store game data. Used by various video games including Tribes and Earth Siege 2.
Detailed description not available
Category: Game Data files
Application: -
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
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Doom Data File
ZIP Archive
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Quake 3 Engine Data File
Unreal Tournament 2003 Map File
Project Snowblind Game Data
Unreal Tournament 2004 Package
CoD2 Game Data
Gear CD-ROM Project .vol file icon

Gear CD-ROM Project

VOL file is a Gear CD-ROM Project. GEAR is a CD/DVD recording and pre-mastering software package.
Detailed description not available
Category: Project files
Application: Gear
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Gear CD-ROM XA Image
Gear CD-ROM Mode 1 Image
Gear CD-ROM CD-i Image
Gear DVD Video Image

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Mario Kart Wii Course Setup
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Uniface Global Object Data
Visual Orangator Project
HTML Help Collection
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PFS First Choice Database

The .vol filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bol (1), vpl (1), vom (1), voi (1), vll (1), ovl (1), fol (1), col (1), vop (1), vok (1), vo (1), vl (1), ol (1), dol (1)

Can't open a .vol file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vol

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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