File Extension Library

.VCXPROJ File Extension

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

What is an .VCXPROJ file?

.VCXPROJ file extension is created by Microsoft. .VCXPROJ has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .VCXPROJ file is XML.

.VCXPROJ is Visual C++ Project

A VCXPROJ file is a software development project created by Visual C++, a component of Microsoft Visual Studio used to develop programs in C++. It stores project information in an XML format, including references to source code files and application assets. The file is used for developing and building executable programs.

NOTE: Prior to Visual Studio 2010, Visual C++ projects used the .VCPROJ extension.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual C++ Project
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to Open .VCXPROJ file on different platforms

Open .VCXPROJ File on Windows

  • Right-click a .VCXPROJ
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .VCXPROJ file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .VCXPROJ files" Press "Ok"

Open .VCXPROJ File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .VCXPROJ file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .VCXPROJ File on Linux

Right click on the .VCXPROJ file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .VCXPROJ File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .VCXPROJ file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .VCXPROJ File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .VCXPROJ files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .VCXPROJ files

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