VBS file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vbs - VBScript Script

The VBS application files are related to Microsoft Windows. The VBS file is a VBScript Script. VBScript (Visual Basic Scripting Edition) is an Active Scripting language. VBScript has been installed by default in every desktop release of Microsoft Windows since Windows 98

Microsoft Windows
Application files
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VBScript Script related extensions:
Java Class Data
Windows Command File
QlikView Sense App
SmartStart Array Configuration Script
U3 Package
Visual Basic Module

.vbs - MAZ Sound VSampler Audio Bank

The VBS audio files are related to MAZ Sound VSampler. The VBS file is a MAZ Sound VSampler Audio Bank. MAZ Sound VSampler transforms your PC into a 255 voice polyphonic software sampler that is able to use any recorded sound as a musical instrument.

MAZ Sound VSampler
Audio files
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MAZ Sound VSampler Audio Bank related extensions:
StoneTracker Audio Sample
CVSD Unfiltered Audio
Spanish Whiz Card Game Sound
Creative Labs FM Banks
TutorPro Packed Wave Data
ZOOM MRS-802 Drum Kit Data

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

Can't open a .vbs 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.

The .vbs file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bbs, bs, bvs, cbs, dbs, fbs, gbs, vb, vbc, vbe, vbw, vbx, vbz, vfs, vgs

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Virtual File System Index
VentaFax Schedule Data
Comodo Backup Job Script
Grand Theft Auto Audio Data
GreekToMe Verse List File
Infinity Engine Script

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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