There are 2 other file types using
the VIS file extension!

vis file icon.vis - VISkompakt objects description file

vis file icon.vis - Strata Studio 3D file

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VIS file extension - Microsoft Flight Simulator Visibility image file

What is vis file? How to open vis files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The VIS file extension is related to an image information format developed for simulation purposes that includes scenery and maps. It is used by video games, such as Microsoft Flight Simulator and other flight simulation programs.

The *.vis files are saved in a text format that may be viewed in a text editor. However, they typically should not be opened or edited by the user.

The default software associated to vis file type:

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 icon

Microsoft Studios logo Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Microsoft Studios

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 is civil flight simulation computer game. This part of Flight Simulator allows users to control historic aircrafts, such as Charles Lindbergh’s Ryan NYP Spirit of St. Louis, the Douglas DC-3 and the world’s first successful powered aircraft, the Wright Flyer.

Help how to open VIS files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension VIS:

As far as we know, this .vis file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .vis file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open vis file, edit vis file, convert vis file, view vis file, play vis file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Others vis file

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with vis file - Microsoft Flight Simulator Visibility image file

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004. Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 uses vis file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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