VMX file format description

VMX file format

Many people share VMX files but don't explain how to use them. This can make it hard to know which software can open, change, or print these files. We made this page to help you understand how to work with VMX files. Here, you'll find info on software that works with these files. This includes simple programs for opening and converting them. We also share simple steps for editing these files and changing them into different formats. Whether you need to open, edit, or change a VMX file, our website has all the tips and tools you'll need to do it easily.

4 filename extension(s) found in our database:

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.

Application:VMware Workstation
Category:Configuration files
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VMware Virtual Machine Configuration related extensions:

  • ehi HTTP Injector Config
  • osdx Search Connector Description
  • zgv Zephyr Eclipse Server Global Variables
  • dvv NiceLabel Pro Default Values

VMX - Visual Studio Macro Project

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

Application:Microsoft Visual Studio
Category:Project files
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Visual Studio Macro Project related extensions:

  • hvj Havij Project
  • opf KEPServerEX Project
  • ezpt EDIUS Project Template
  • etbp eTextbookCreator Project

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.

Application:Valve Source SDK
Category:Development files
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Valve Source Map Backup related extensions:

  • psql PostgreSQL Script
  • m2o Modula Fitted Modula2 Data
  • syt Sytes Template File
  • z Zero Compiler Header

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.

Application:Steinberg Cubase
Category:Data files
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Cubase Mixer Settings Data related extensions:

  • wtr FARSITE Weather Data
  • windowslivecontact Windows Live Messenger Contacts Data
  • fot InfoZoom Template
  • bk1 Windows Indexing Service Data

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Filename extensions similar to VMX:

Windows can't open your VMX file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this VMX file.

To set the VMX file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set VMX file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle VMX files with care

Exercise caution when handling VMX files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar VMX files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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