VLC file format description
Many people share .vlc files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .vlc file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .vlc files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.vlc - VLC Media Player Data
The VLC video files are related to VLC Media Player. VLC file is a VLC Media Player Data. VLC Media Player is a free, highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats.
- VLC Media Player
- Video files
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- VLC Media Player Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .vlc file extension. Even harmful programs can create .vlc files. Be especially cautious with .vlc files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .vlc 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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .vlc file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
vls, vlx, vlf, vl, vpc, blc, vmc, vld, vic, vc, lc, flc, clc, voc, vcl
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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