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VIB file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vib - VMware vSphere Installation Bundle Package

The VIB archive files are related to VMware vSphere. VIB file is a VMware vSphere Installation Bundle Package. VMware vSphere is a suite of software components for virtualization. VIB stands for vSphere Installation Bundle. At a conceptual level a VIB is somewhat similar to a tarball or ZIP archive in that it is a collection of files packaged into a single archive to facilitate distribution.

VMware vSphere
Archive files
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VMware vSphere Installation Bundle Package related extensions:
VMware Consolidated Backup Archive
Open Virtual Appliance
Ulead EasyBackup Archive
Veeam Reversed Incremental Backup Archive
Veeam Full Backup Archive
Veeam Backup Metadata File

.vib - Veeam Incremental Backup Archive

The VIB archive files are related to Veeam Backup. VIB file is a Veeam Incremental Backup Archive. Veeam Backup is a new VMware ESX Server / VMFS backup application.

Veeam Backup
Archive files
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Veeam Incremental Backup Archive related extensions:
uTorrent Install Package
Uniface Deployment Archive
Personal Brain v6 BrainZip Archive
Fiddler Session Archive Zip
CleanApp Archive
Symantec Endpoint Protection Update

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

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

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

vkb, viv, vbi, gib, bib, vob, vih, vif, cib, vub, vlb, vjb, vin, vig, vi

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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