The File Extensions Database

.FILTERS File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .FILTERS file?

.FILTERS is Visual C++ Project Filters File

File filter created by Visual C++, which is part of Microsoft's Visual Studio development software; contains ordering rules for displaying file types within the Visual Studio Solution Explorer panel; used for storing filter settings for a specific project.

FILTERS files are often seen with the compound extension ".vcxproj.filters" since they are commonly related to Visual C++ project files (.VCXPROJ extension). FILTERS files are saved in an XML format.

Programs that open Visual C++ Project Filters File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to solve problems with FILTERS files

  • Associate the FILTERS file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any FILTERS file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.FILTERS files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the FILTERS file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .FILTERS is Visual C++ Project Filters File. Because only the current version supports the latest FILTERS file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Microsoft manufacturer website after an available .FILTERS is Visual C++ Project Filters File update.
  • To make sure that your FILTERS file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.