>> VCXPROJ file

VCXPROJ file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vcxproj - Visual Studio C++ Project

The VCXPROJ project files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. VCXPROJ file is a Visual Studio C++ Project. A Visual C++ project file is an XML-based file that has the .vcxproj file name extension and contains information that is required to build a Visual C++ project.

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

Can't open a .vcxproj 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 .vcxproj file extension is often given incorrectly!

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


Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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