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Details of the .vmdk file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .vmdk file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .vmdk file?
  • What program do I need to open a .vmdk file?
  • How can the .vmdk file be opened, edited or printed?
  • Where can I find the specifications for .vmdk?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .vmdk extension?
  • How can I convert .vmdk files to another format?
  • What are other, similar filename extensions to .vmdk?

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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database

.vmdk file extension details

VMware Virtual Disk File

VMware Virtual Disk File .vmdk file icon
VMDK file is a VMWare Virtual Disk File. VMware products use the VMDK (Virtual Machine Disk Format) file format to store a virtual machine's hard-disk images.
Category: Disk Image files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
VMDK aliases:
VMDK related links:
VMDK related extensions:
VirtualBox Virtual Disk Image

VMware Virtual Machine Snapshot Metadata

QEMU Disk Image

Fast Virtual Disk

VMware Virtual Machine Snapshot State Data

VMware Virtual Machine Suspended State

VMware Virtual Machine Team Data

VMware Virtual Machine NVRAM Data

VMware Virtual Machine Configuration

VMware Virtual Machine Team Member Configuration

Other types of files may also use the .vmdk file extension.

.vmdk file extension error

The .vmdk file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

mdk, vdk, vmd, vmk

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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open .vmdk file

Can't open a .vmdk 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 .vmdk file association, check the FAQ.

.vmdk file extension

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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