File Extension Library

.VMF File Extension

  • Developer by: Valve
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .VMF file?

.VMF file extension is created by Valve. .VMF has been classified as Game Files. The format of .VMF file is XML.

.VMF is Valve Map File

Game level or map file created with the Valve Hammer Editor version 4 or later; used for creating custom levels for Half-Life, a first-person shooter game; stores level information in an XML-style format.

Previous versions of Valve Hammer Editor saved custom levels as .MAP files.

List of all softwares that can open the Valve Map File
Valve Hammer Editor
File Type 2 Covox Speech Thing Sample
Category: Audio Files

8-bit audio sample format used by Covox Speech Thing (the Covox Plug) and Voice Master; worked with an external audio output device made by Covox in the late 1980s and a newer device called the Disney Sound Source in the early 1990s.

File Type 3 Vocaltec Media File
Category: Audio Files

Audio format used for transferring audio over the Internet, such as Internet Phone applications; encoded using the Internet Wave encoder

How to Open .VMF file on different platforms

Open .VMF File on Windows

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

Open .VMF File on Mac

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

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

Open .VMF File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .VMF files

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