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.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vmx - Visual Studio Macro Project

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

Microsoft Visual Studio
Project files
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Visual Studio Macro Project related extensions:
HiBeam Screen Builder Project
Havij Project
KEPServerEX Project
EDIUS Project Template
eTextbookCreator Project
Visual Studio .NET Visual Basic Project

.vmx - VMware Virtual Machine Configuration

The VMX configuration files are related to VMware Workstation. The 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 ESX Virtual Machine Configuration Template
Codesoft Printer Object Configuration
Shrew Soft VPN Configuration
Virtual Machine Shell Information
Dial Up Networking Exported Settings
Windows Performance Monitor Configuration

.vmx - Cubase Mixer Settings Data

The VMX data files are related to Steinberg Cubase. The VMX file is a Cubase Mixer Settings Data. Steinberg Cubase is a professional level tool for every task in music composition and production.

Steinberg Cubase
Data files
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Cubase Mixer Settings Data related extensions:
MODFLOW Newton Solver Data
Workshare Synergy XDF Data
Burli Newsroom System Data
ImageDupeless Gallery Data
Ketron Single Registration

.vmx - Valve Source Map Backup

The VMX development files are related to Valve Source SDK. The VMX file is a Valve Source Map Backup. The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. It debuted in October 2004 with Half-Life 2.

Valve Source SDK
Development files
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Valve Source Map Backup related extensions:
PostgreSQL Script
Modula Fitted Modula2 Data
Sytes Template File
Adobe InDesign Markup Language Document
Zero Compiler Header
JPY Data

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:

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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