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Details of extension .vsx

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .vsx file extension, which is related to Microsoft Visio Stencil XML.

We'll explain what exactly a .vsx file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .vsx files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!

Contents

  1. Microsoft Visio Stencil XML

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Microsoft Visio Stencil XML

vsx file - Microsoft Visio Stencil XML
The VSX file belongs to the Document category and works with Microsoft Visio, being used as a Microsoft Visio Stencil XML. 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). The developer is still actively supporting the Microsoft Visio, likely. Our data shows that Microsoft Visio uses 8 more file types.
Application: Microsoft Visio
Program name: -
Category: Document files
Mime-type: application/vnd.visio
Aliases:
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Related extensions:
.vsw Microsoft Visio Workspace
.vst Microsoft Visio Template
.vdx Microsoft Visio Diagram XML
.vss Microsoft Visio Stencil

The .vsx file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .vsx extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .vsx file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.vxs VX Show-n-Tell Slideshow
.vsd Microsoft Visio Diagram
.dsx Diet Studio XML Data
.vsz Visual Studio Wizard
.vwx VectorWorks 2008 Document
.bsx PBASIC Preprocessor Output

The .vsx extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .vsx filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

vxs (1), vsd (1), dsx (1), vsz (1), vwx (1), bsx (1), sx (1), vcx (1), fsx (1), vs (1)

Having trouble opening a .vsx file?

If you want to open a .vsx file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .vsx association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vsx

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 with 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