File Extension Library

.VIX File Extension

  • Developer by: EditShare
  • Category: Video Files

What are .VIX files and how to open them?

Can't open .VIX 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 .VIX file.

What is a .VIX file extension?

.VIX file extension is created by EditShare. .VIX has been classified as Video Files.

.VIX is Lightworks Video Index File

File created by Lightworks, a video editing application; similar to the .MXF file; contains video and audio data that describes AVCHD media files with the .MTS extension used by Lightworks; referenced by Lightworks to streamline the editing workflow.

After a video is imported into Lightworks, the VIX file is created. It will be located in the Lightworks "Material" folder with the same name as the imported video but with the VIX extension appended on to the end. If the imported video is named V23P65J.mts, the new file would be V23P65J.mts.vix.

NOTE: .LVIX files are the same as VIX files but are used for .MOV and .MP4 media files.

List of all softwares that can open the Lightworks Video Index File
EditShare Lightworks

How to fix problems with .VIX files

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