File Extension Library

.VSI File Extension

  • Developer by: Microsoft
  • Category: Compressed Files
  • Format: Zip

What are .VSI files and how to open them?

Can't open .VSI 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 .VSI file.

What is a .VSI file extension?

.VSI file extension is created by Microsoft. .VSI has been classified as Compressed Files. The format of .VSI file is Zip.

.VSI is Visual Studio Content Installer File

Visual Studio installation package that may contain starter kits, item templates, controls, code snippets, add-ins, or other types of files; used for exchanging Visual Studio content within the developer community; also referred to as a "community component."

Visual Studio content installation packages are compressed using ZIP compression. They are similar to .ZIP files, but use the ".vsi" extension instead. VSI files can be created and signed using the MakeZipExe program.

List of all softwares that can open the Visual Studio Content Installer File
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

How to fix problems with .VSI files

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