File Extension Library

.VDAFS File Extension

  • Developer by: Autodesk, Inc.
  • Category: 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files

What is an .VDAFS file?

.VDAFS file extension is created by Autodesk, Inc.. .VDAFS has been classified as 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE Files.

.VDAFS is CAD VDA-FS data exchange format

The vdafs file extension is related to VDA-FS format, a data exchange format for the transfer of surface models from one CAD system to another.

Its name stands for Verband der Automobilindustrie - Flächenschnittstelle, which translates to the organisation of the automotive industry - surface translation format. Standard was specified by the German organization VDA

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How to open:

You can open these *.vdafs files in AutoCAD.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

How to Open .VDAFS file on different platforms

Open .VDAFS File on Windows

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

Open .VDAFS File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .VDAFS 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 .VDAFS File on Linux

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

Open .VDAFS File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .VDAFS 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 .VDAFS 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 .VDAFS files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .VDAFS files

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