The File Extensions Database


.VMS File Extension

  • Category: Emulator Files

What is an .VMS file?

.VMS is Dreamcast VMU save file

File extension vms is related to Sega Dreamcast VMU. Sega Dreamcast is the last video game console made by Sega, and is the successor to the Sega Saturn. The Dreamcast is part of the sixth generation of video game consoles and was released in late 1998. Visual Memory Unit (VMU) is a memory card peripheral for the Sega Dreamcast.

A .vms file contains saved game position.

MIME: application/x-dremacast-vms


How to open:

Some Sega Dreamcast emulators can perhapos work with this file format.

How to convert:

It is unlikely that .vms files can be converted or transformed to anything else.

How to solve problems with VMS files

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