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Details of extension .vsw

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Microsoft Visio Workspace

The VSW file is a Microsoft Visio Workspace. Microsoft Visio is diagramming software for Microsoft Windows. It uses vector graphics to create diagrams.
Category: Document files
Application: Microsoft Visio
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/vnd.visio
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Visio Diagram
Microsoft Visio Template
Microsoft Visio Stencil
Microsoft Visio Stencil XML
Microsoft Visio Diagram XML
Microsoft Visio XML Template
Microsoft Visio Library
Microsoft Visio Report Definition

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Microsoft Office Business Scorecard Manager Workspace
Corel WordPerfect Setup Information Data
Microsoft Developer Studio Workspace
Random FlashBackup Flash Data
GraphShow Worksheet
SpecView Data
Signed Word Audio File
eMbedded Visual C++ Workspace
Novell GroupWise E-mail View Data

The .vsw filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

gsw (1), dsw (1), vww (1), bsw (1), vw (1), vsq (1), vsd (1), vs (1), vcw (1), svw (1), fsw (1), csw (1), vws (1), vss (1), vse (1)

Can't open a .vsw file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vsw

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