File Extension Library

.VCW File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Settings Files

What are .VCW files and how to open them?

Can't open .VCW file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .VCW file.

What is a .VCW file extension?

.VCW file extension is created by Microsoft. .VCW has been classified as Settings Files.

.VCW is eMbedded Visual C++ Workspace File

Saved workspace file created by eMbedded Visual C++ (eVC), a software development tool used to create Windows CE (Compact Edition) programs for .NET powered devices; contains layout settings for eVC's IDE; used for storing a customized project workspace during development.

VCW files can be migrated to recent versions of Visual Studio.

NOTE: VCW files are created by eVC versions 3 and 4.

List of all softwares that can open the eMbedded Visual C++ Workspace File
Microsoft eMbedded Visual C++
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .VCW files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .VCW files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .VCW file format
  2. You need to check the .VCW file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)