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VMX file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vmx - Visual Studio Macro Project

The VMX project files are related to Microsoft Visual Studio. VMX file is a Visual Studio Macro Project.

Microsoft Visual Studio
Project files
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Visual Studio Macro Project related extensions:
TI bqEASY Project
Visual Studio Analyzer Project
Visual Studio Deployment Project
Visual Studio .NET ACT Project
Visual Studio Utility Project
Visual Studio C++ Project

.vmx - VMware Virtual Machine Configuration

The VMX configuration files are related to VMware Workstation. VMX file is a VMware Virtual Machine Configuration. This is the primary configuration file, which stores settings chosen in the New Virtual Machine Wizard or virtual machine settings editor. If you created the virtual machine under an earlier version of VMware Workstation on a Linux host, this file may have a .cfg extension.

VMware Workstation
Configuration files
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VMware Virtual Machine Configuration related extensions:
VMware ACE Virtual Machine Policy File
VMware Virtual Disk Template
VMware ESX Virtual Machine Configuration Template
VMware Server Console Configuration
Vim Runtime Configuration
UltraEdit Saved Settings

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

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

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

vmd, vma, vlx, fmx, bmx, vxm, vmz, mvx, cmx, vx, vms, vmc, vm, mx, gmx

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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