File Extension Library

.VSCT File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Developer Files
  • Format: XML

What is an .VSCT file?

.VSCT file extension is created by Microsoft. .VSCT has been classified as Developer Files. The format of .VSCT file is XML.

.VSCT is Visual Studio Command Table

File created by Microsoft Visual Studio, a Microsoft SDK; contains metadata about the isolated shell application in Visual Studio; organized by XML tags representing commands, command groups, menus, command placement, and bitmaps.

VSCT files enables you to configure which application groups and individual commands are available in the application. Most commands and groups are included by default, if you want to remove any, uncomment the specific command or group. Commands appear as <Define name="No_WindowListCommand"/>.

To create a VSCT file:

  • In Visual Studio, select File → New → File.
  • In the "Templates" pane, select XML File → Open.
  • Select View → Properties Window to show the properties of the .XML file.
  • In the "Properties" window, click Browse on the Schemas property.
  • Select vsct.xsd from the list of XSD schemas. If it's not in the list, select Add and locate your file, click OK.
  • Type <CommandTable, press TAB and then type >. This will create a basic VSCT file.
  • List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Command Table
    Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

    How to Open .VSCT file on different platforms

    Open .VSCT File on Windows

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

    Open .VSCT File on Mac

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

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

    Open .VSCT File on iPhone

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

    How to fix problems with .VSCT files

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