The File Extensions Database


.VDO File Extension

  • Category: Video Files

What is an .VDO file?

.VDO is VDOLive Media File

Video or audio file format used for broadcasting live media from websites; known for its broadcast quality that adapts to individual user connections; discontinued in 1998.

File Type 2:

Heathen Virus File

Category: Executable Files

If file name is HEATHEN.VDO, file may be a virus that infects Word documents (.DOC files); may infect PE.EXE files in Windows 95; should be deleted or removed by an anti-virus program.

Also known as "WM97/Heathen-A."

How to solve problems with VDO files

  • Associate the VDO file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any VDO file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.VDO files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the VDO 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 .VDO is VDOLive Media File. Because only the current version supports the latest VDO file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the N/A manufacturer website after an available .VDO is VDOLive Media File update.
  • To make sure that your VDO file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.