File Extension Library

.VMXF File Extension

  • Developer by: VMware
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .VMXF file?

.VMXF file extension is created by VMware. .VMXF has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .VMXF file is XML.

.VMXF is VMware Team Member File

Additional configuration file used by virtual machines (VMs) created with VMware virtualization software; contains team member data for VMs created in a team group environment, a setup that allows administrators to manually control multiple VMs together; created in addition to the primary .VMX configuration file; saved in a plain text format and uses XML formatting.

NOTE: You do not need to manually open VMXF files since the VMware software handles them behind the scenes while you configure VMs.

List of all softwares that can open the VMware Team Member File
VMware Workstation 14 Pro
VMware Fusion 10
VMware Workstation 14 Pro

How to Open .VMXF file on different platforms

Open .VMXF File on Windows

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

Open .VMXF File on Mac

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

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

Open .VMXF File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .VMXF files

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