File Extension Library

.VMT File Extension

  • Developer by: Valve
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Text

What are .VMT files and how to open them?

Can't open .VMT 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 .VMT file.

What is a .VMT file extension?

.VMT file extension is created by Valve. .VMT has been classified as Data Files. The format of .VMT file is Text.

.VMT is Valve Material File

Material that can be applied to a two-dimensional surface of an object created with Valve's Source engine; contains information that the Source engine uses to visually, physically, and aurally simulate the surface.

Each VMT file includes the texture name, surface type, and shading parameters. It may also includes fallback information (for surfaces that cannot be rendered), and proxies (which change the material's rendering properties.

NOTE: VMT stands for "Valve Material Type."

List of all softwares that can open the Valve Material File
Valve Source SDK
File Type 2:

VMware Configuration File

Developer by: VMware Category: Settings Files Format: Text

Settings file used by VMware virtualization software; saves settings that allow the virtual machine to be started as well as saved when shutdown; serves the same purpose as the .VMX extension but is not as common because ".vmx" is the default.

List of all softwares that can open the VMware Configuration File
VMware Workstation 14 Pro

How to fix problems with .VMT files

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