>> SNAPSHOT file

SNAPSHOT file format description

Many people share .snapshot files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .snapshot file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .snapshot files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.snapshot - VMware ThinApp Snapshot File

The SNAPSHOT data files are related to VMware ThinApp Snapshot File. SNAPSHOT file is a VMware ThinApp Snapshot File. VMware ThinApp is a Windows application virtualization tool. Users can run the virtual application executable after you place the package somewhere for them.

VMware ThinApp Snapshot File
Data files
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VMware ThinApp Snapshot File related extensions:
VivoSense Data
VMware Tools Application Message
Open Virtualization Format Data
BPR2000 Job
OpenCRG Data File
Vim Swap Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .snapshot file extension. Even harmful programs can create .snapshot files. Be especially cautious with .snapshot files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .snapshot file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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