Files with vcs extension are in most cases related to the vCalendar file format used by Microsoft Outlook and other calendar management applications for various platforms.

There are 3 other file types using
the VCS file extension!

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Software that open vcs file

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VCS file extension - vCalendar event

What is vcs file? How to open vcs files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

vcs file icon: vcs filetype icon

File extension vcs is mainly associated with Microsoft Outlook, a personal information manager, which is part of Microsoft Office, developed by Microsoft Corporation. But the VCS format is widely used by many other applications.

The vCalendar file format defines a transport and platform-independent format for exchanging calendaring and scheduling information in an easy, automated, and consistent manner. It captures information about event and "to-do" items that are normally used by applications such as a personal information managers (PIMs) and group schedulers. Programs that use vCalendar can exchange important data about events so that you can schedule meetings with anyone who has a vCalendar-aware program.

A typical .vcs files contain events, schedules and other appointment data. These can be imported in many suitable applications, like Microsoft Outlook, or Apple Calendar.

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Updated: April 23, 2024

The default software associated to open vcs file:

Microsoft Outlook icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Outlook  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Outlook is a professional e-mail management tool and personal information manager distributed with the Microsoft Office suite. Outlook integrates the e-mail application, calendar, task manager, contact manager, and note-taking into one application.

Microsoft Outlook for Mac icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Outlook for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Outlook for Mac is e-mail client and personal information manager distributed with Microsoft Office for Mac. Outlook for Mac contains email, calendar, address book, task list, note list managers in one application. Microsoft Outlook for Mac is a successor of Microsoft Entourage for Mac.

Help how to open:

You can import the .vcs files into Microsoft Outlook or similar applications.

How to convert:

Use compatible applications to export .vcs files to other formats.

Find conversions from vcs file:

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List of software applications associated to the .vcs 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 vcs file, edit vcs file, convert vcs file, view vcs file, play vcs 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 vcs files.

Software that open vcs file - vCalendar event

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with vcs file by default:
Microsoft Outlook small icon Microsoft Outlook
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Works small icon Microsoft Works

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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