>> VST3 file

VST3 file format description

Many people share .vst3 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .vst3 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .vst3 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.vst3 - Cubase VST Plugin

The VST3 other files are related to Steinberg Cubase. VST3 file is a Cubase VST Plugin. Steinberg Cubase is a professional level tool for every task in music composition and production.

Steinberg Cubase
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .vst3 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .vst3 files. Be especially cautious with .vst3 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .vst3 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 .vst3 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

vs3, st3, vt3, vst

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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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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