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Details of extension .vtf

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .vtf file?
  • Which program can create the .vtf file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .vtf format?
  • What can convert .vtf files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vtf extension?
Valve Source Texture Data .vtf file icon

Valve Source Texture Data

VTF file is a Valve Source Texture Data. The Valve Texture Format (VTF) is the proprietary texture format used by the Source engine. The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. It debuted in October 2004 with Half-Life 2. VTF stands for "Valve Texture Format".
Category: Development files
Application: Valve Source SDK
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Valve Source Material Data
Valve Source Collision Model Data
Valve Source Model Data
Valve Source Model Animation Data
Valve Source Mesh Strip Data
Valve Source Model Vertex Data
Valve Source Flex Animation Data

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .vtf filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vtt (53), ctf (1), vtg (1), vtc (1), vt (1), vhf (1), vft (1), tvf (1), gtf (1), vtv (1), dtf (1), vtr (1), vtd (1), vtb (1), vrf (1)

Can't open a .vtf file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.vtf

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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