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Details of extension .vss

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .vss file?
  • Which program can create the .vss file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .vss format?
  • What can convert .vss files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vss extension?
Microsoft Visio Stencil .vss file icon

Microsoft Visio Stencil

The VSS file is a Microsoft Visio Stencil. Microsoft Visio is diagramming software for Microsoft Windows. It uses vector graphics to create diagrams. A stencil (VSS) is a collection of shapes associated with a particular Microsoft Office Visio template (VST).
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Visio
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/vnd.visio
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.vdx Microsoft Visio Diagram XML
.vsdx Microsoft Visio 2013 Drawing
.vstm Microsoft Visio 2013 macro-enabled Template
.vssm Microsoft Visio 2013 macro-enabled Stencil
.vtx Microsoft Visio XML Template
VectorWorks VectorScript Script .vss file icon

VectorWorks VectorScript Script

The VSS file is a VectorWorks VectorScript Script. Vectorworks is a computer-aided design (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software program developed by Nemetschek Vectorworks that is used for drafting, technical drawing and 3D modeling.
Category: Data files
Application: Vectorworks
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
.vww Vectorworks Workspace
.vwx VectorWorks 2008 Document
.qtr Vectorworks v11 Workspace
.mcd VectorWorks Drawing Document
.mcl VectorWorks Drawing Template

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

.vws SmartWare Standard View File
.gss Multi Game Memory Editor Snapshot Data
.ves C Visual Explorer Saved State
.vsq VOCALOID2 Sequence
.vsc Mcafee VirusScan Settings
.ss SilverStripe Source Code

The .vss filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vqs (1), vcs (1), ss (1), fss (1), vxs (1), css (1), vsz (1), vsw (1), vse (1), vs (1), ves (1), svs (1), gss (1), dss (1), vws (1)

Can't open a .vss file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vss

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 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android