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List of common virtual machine, virtualization software related file extensions
Files from some of the most popular virtual machine software used nowadays, like VMWare, VirtualBox or similar. Virtual disk or whole machines are typically in this category.
Common virtualization software related files may change in time as the popularity and significance of some formats can change.
Whole category of virtualization software related files contains now 70 file types. Show all virtual machine, virtualization software related file types.
Files with ova suffix can be usually encountered as virtual disk images saved in Open Virtual Machine format. Supported in almost every virtualization software.
An ovf file extension is related to the Open Virtual Machine file format for storing data used to run virtual machine. It is supported by various virtualization software like VMware Workstation, VirtualBox etc.
Files with pvm extension can be found as virtual machines for the Parallels Desktop virtualization software solution for Mac.
A vdi file extension is used for VirtualBox Virtual Disk Image files. VirtualBox is free virtualization software for Windows, Mac and Unix based operating systems. Virtual Disk Image is proprietary VirtualBox container file format used to emulate physical disk that store virtualized operating system and virtualized data.
A vhd file extension is commonly used for virtual hard drives for Microsoft Virtual Server. A vhd file contains disk image used in virtual machines. Several programs can work with .vhd files including Microsoft Virtual PC, or ISOBuster.
A vmdk file extension is used for default virtual disk format of VMware virtualization software. A vmdk file stores contents of virtual machine hard disk drive. There can be more vmdk files for each virtual machines, depending on the specified amount of virtual hard drive assigned to it. It also can store information about partitions virtual drive is able to access.
Files with vmem suffix can be often found as paging files from the VMware Workstation virtualization application. A .vmem file stores back up of the guest main memory on the host file system.
A vmwarevm file extension is related with VMware Fusion a virtualization software for Apple Mac OS X. A vmwarevm package stores virtual hard drive, virtual machine settings and other related data.
A vmx file extension is related to the VMware Workstation, Fusion and other software developed by VMware. A vmx file stores configuration of virtual machine created in the New Virtual Machine Wizard.
This is a list of some the most common file types from this category and may change in time as the popularity and significance of some formats can change. Whole category of virtualization software related files contains now 70 file types. Show all virtual machine, virtualization software related files.