VHD file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .vhd file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .vhd file?
- What program do I need to open a .vhd file?
- How can the .vhd file be opened, edited or printed?
- How can I convert .vhd files to another format?
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2 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
✅ Virtual Hard Disk Image
VHD file is a Virtual Hard Disk Image. A virtual hard disk provides storage for a virtual machine. Within the virtual machine, the virtual hard disk is represented as a physical disk and is used by the virtual machine as if it were a physical disk.
✅ Altera VHDL Design File
VHD file is an Altera VHDL Design File. Altera Corporation is a Silicon Valley manufacturer of PLDs, reconfigurable complex digital circuits. VHDL Design Files can contain any combination of Altera Quartus II software-supported constructs.
Other types of files may also use the .vhd file extension.
🚫 The .vhd file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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🔴 Can't open a .vhd file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .vhd file association, check the FAQ.
🔴 Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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