The File Extensions Database

.XVM File Extension

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

What is an .XVM file?

.XVM is VMware Console Configuration File

Settings file used by VMware virtualization software; contains connection information used for connecting to a remote VMware server; stores parameters such as the connection port, login options, and the remote .VMX file to load; used for starting remote console sessions.

Programs that open VMware Console Configuration File
VMware Workstation 14 Pro
VMware Workstation 14 Pro

How to solve problems with XVM files

  • Associate the XVM file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any XVM file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.XVM files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the XVM file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .XVM is VMware Console Configuration File. Because only the current version supports the latest XVM file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the VMware manufacturer website after an available .XVM is VMware Console Configuration File update.
  • To make sure that your XVM file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.