VIA file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.via - ARM Compiler VIA Data

The VIA development files are related to ARM Compiler. The VIA file is an ARM Compiler VIA Data. The ARM Compiler toolchain can be used to build programs from C, C++, or ARM assembly language source. A VIA file is a text file containing a sequence of words.

ARM Compiler
Development files
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ARM Compiler VIA Data related extensions:
Visual Studio Visual C Resource Data
Assembly Header File
Racket Source Code
Xcode Managed Object Model Bundle Package
Borland Database Engine IDAPI Data
Visual Studio Settings Data

.via - Viz Artist v3 Archive

The VIA archive files are related to Viz Artist. The VIA file is a Viz Artist v3 Archive. Viz Artist is a graphics design tool that supports a range of production use cases including live motion graphics, virtual sets, augmented reality, and complex 3D animations.

Viz Artist
Archive files
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Viz Artist v3 Archive related extensions:
Top 4 Compressed Data
AmeriCalc Backup
Liberkey Installation Package
Cisco Packet Tracer Archive
Kryptel Filesets File
Skype Plugin Archive

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

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

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

bia, cia, dia, fia, ia, iva, va, vai, vi, viw, vix, viz, vla, voa

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Avee Player Visualizer Template
Visualize-IT Document
dVISE 3D Model Data
Surveillance Video
Dia Diagram
Visual Database Tools View Script

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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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