Files with vcd extension are typically encountered as old CD disk images from a software called VirtualDrive.

There are 5 other file types using
the VCD file extension!

vcd icon.vcd - Virtual CD-ROM CD image [common]

empty icon.vcd - VisualCADD drawing

empty icon.vcd - Video CD MPEG movie

empty icon.vcd - Value change dump

empty icon.vcd - Valve Choreography Data format

VCD file extension - VirtualDrive CD image file

What is vcd file? How to open vcd files?

File type specification:

Disk image (ISO) binary file type icon Disk image (ISO) binary file type

vcd file icon: vcd filetype icon

File extension vcd is used for CD images created with VirtualDrive, a software program that emulates physical CD/DVD-ROM drive, enabling users to run CD/DVD-ROM programs directly from their hard drive without the use of the physical CD/DVD-ROM drive or the actual disk.

A .vcd file represent complete compressed image of CD/DVD optical media.

Updated: November 22, 2023

The default software associated to open vcd file:

VirtualDrive icon

FarStone Technology, Inc. logoVirtualDrive  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
FarStone Technology, Inc.

VirtualDrive is disk managing utility used to create virtual CD/DVD drives in Microsoft Windows. This virtual drive is able to mount various types of disk images.

Help how to open:

Use VirtualDrive, MagicISO or UltraIso to open a *.vcd file (VirtualDrive CD image).

How to convert:

Several programs still support this file type and can be used to convert it to some other disk image format, such as the common ISO.

Find converter to vcd file type:

avi to vcd

bin to vcd

gi to vcd

img to vcd

iso to vcd

mdf to vcd

udf to vcd

List of software applications associated to the .vcd file extension

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

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting vcd files.

Software that open vcd file - VirtualDrive CD image file

Programs supporting the exension vcd on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open vcd file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with vcd file by default:
VirtualDrive small icon VirtualDrive
Other suggested software:
UltraIso small icon UltraIso
MagicISO small icon MagicISO

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