File Extension Library

.VGF File Extension

  • Developer by: Unidata Program Center
  • Category: Various data Files

What are .VGF files and how to open them?

Can't open .VGF 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 .VGF file.

What is a .VGF file extension?

.VGF file extension is created by Unidata Program Center. .VGF has been classified as Various data Files.


The vgf file extension is associated with the GEneral Meteorology PAcKage (GEMPAK), a tool for Linux and Mac OS X (macOS) systems that allows users to view and analyze meteorologic data.

The vgf file stores some kind of meteorological data.

How to open:

Use GEMPAK to work with *.vgf files.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .vgf file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

How to fix problems with .VGF files

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