>> VMEM file

VMEM file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vmem - VMware Virtual Machine Paging File

The VMEM data files are related to VMware Workstation. VMEM file is a VMware Virtual Machine Paging File. The virtual machine paging file, which backs up the guest main memory on the host file system. This file exists only when the virtual machine is running or if the virtual machine fails. It is stored in the VM working directory.

VMware Workstation
Data files
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VMware Virtual Machine Paging File related extensions:
VMware ThinApp Snapshot File
VMware ThinApp Binary Trace Log
VMware ThinApp Virtual Registry Data
VMware Virtual Machine Swap
VivoSense Data
VMware Tools Application Message

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

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

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

mem, vem, vme, vmm

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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