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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

Virtual Hard Disk Image .vhd file icon
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.
Category: Disk Image files
Application: Microsoft Virtual PC
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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VHD aliases:
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VHD related extensions:
WinImage Disk Image

General Hard Disk Image

VirtualBox Virtual Disk Image

Virtual Floppy Disk Image

General Floppy Disk Image

Hyper-V SnapShot Data

Open Virtual Appliance

Virtual Machine Shell Information

VMware Virtual Machine Snapshot Metadata

Virtual Machine Saved State

✅ Altera VHDL Design File

Altera VHDL Design File .vhd file icon
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.
Category: Data files
Application: Altera Quartus II
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
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Altera SRAM Object File

Altera Partial-Mask SRAM Object File

Altera Mask Settings File

Altera Raw Binary File

Altera Tabular Text File

Altera Programmer Object File

Altera Library Mapping File

Altera EDIF Input File

Altera Quartus II VHDL Output File

Altera Quartus II JTAG Debugging Information File

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:

bhd, chd, fhd, ghd, hd, hvd, vbd, vd, vdh, vgd, vh, vhc, vhf, vhs, vhv

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

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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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