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Details of extension .vrt

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .vrt file?
  • Which program can create the .vrt file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .vrt format?
  • What can convert .vrt files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vrt extension?
GDAL Virtual Format .vrt file icon

GDAL Virtual Format

VRT file is a GDAL Virtual Format. GDAL is a translator library for raster geospatial data formats that is released under an X/MIT style Open Source license by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation.
Category: GIS files
Application: GDAL
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
INTERLIS 2 Transfer Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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The .vrt filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vtt (26), brt (1), vt (1), vrg (1), vr (1), vft (1), vdt (1), rt (1), frt (1), crt (1), vtr (1), vrr (1), vrf (1), vgt (1), vet (1)

Can't open a .vrt file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vrt

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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