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Details of extension .vswp

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

VMware Virtual Machine Swap

VSWP file is a VMware Virtual Machine Swap. The virtual machine swap files (.vswp) are stored in a ESX/ESXi host swapfile datastore.
Detailed description not available
Category: Data files
Application: VMware vSphere
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Virtual Hard Disk Image
VMware Virtual Disk File
Virtual Floppy Disk Image
Virtual Machine Shell Information
VMware Virtual Machine Snapshot Metadata
Virtual Machine Saved State
Virtual Machine Configuration
Virtual Network Configuration
Virtual Undo Disk File

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

General Swap File
IAR visualSTATE Project
SolidWorks Macro
Microsoft Visio Workspace
Vim Swap Data
BrainVoyager QX Viewpoint Data
CoffeeCup Visual Site Designer Project
Corel VideoStudio Project
Visual Studio Profiling Data

The .vswp filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

swp (1), vsw (1), vsdp (1), vwp (1), vsp (1)

Can't open a .vswp file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vswp

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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