File Extension Library

.VTF File Extension

  • Developer by: Valve
  • Category: Game Files

What is an .VTF file?

.VTF file extension is created by Valve. .VTF has been classified as Game Files.

.VTF is Valve Texture File

Texture file format used by Valve Corporation's Steam Source Engine; commonly used by video games.

List of all softwares that can open the Valve Texture File
VTF Explorer
File Type 2:


Developer by: Vision Numeric Category: CAD Files

Three-dimensional design created with Vision Numeric 3DESIGN CAD, a real-time jewelry and graphic object creation program; includes 3D model, surface, and texture data; can be exported to a standard .STL file from within 3DESIGN CAD.

"VTF" stands for Vision Numeric / Three Design / File.

How to Open .VTF file on different platforms

Open .VTF File on Windows

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

Open .VTF File on Mac

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

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

Open .VTF File on iPhone

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

How to fix problems with .VTF files

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