Files with vda file extension can be mostly found as Truevision Targa Images. Viewable in most image viewers and editors.

There is one other file type using
the VDA file extension!

empty icon.vda - CAD VDA-FS data exchange format

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VDA file - Truevision Targa bitmap image

What is vda file? How to open vda files?

File type specification:

Bitmap image file type icon Bitmap image file type

vda file icon: vda filetype icon

The vda file extension is also used for a special version of Truevision Targa format.

This is a format for storing bitmaps that was developed in conjunction with a number of video capture and graphics adapter boards for the PC and Macintosh. The format has thus become popular in the world of still-video editing.

The format was revised in 1989 to add support for new capabilities (thus there are "original" and "new" TGA formats). Fortunately, the "new" format is a superset of the "original", and many applications, even those designed around the "original" format, can read both types of files.

TGA files can contain monochrome images, color images with a palette, and 16-bit, 24-bit and 32-bit TrueColor images. 16-bit images, are usually the most commonly encountered.

TGA files can be uncompressed, or compressed using a Run-length compression scheme.

The "new" TARGA format also can store additional information, including information about when/how the file was created, application specific data, and a thumbnail version of the main image known as a "Postage-stamp image".

Same extension was also used for another bitmap format called Image Capture Board format.

Updated: September 19, 2018

The default software associated to vda file type:

XnView MP icon

Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet logoXnView MP  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Pierre-Emmanuel Gougelet

A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).

Help how to open:

Use any image viewer with Targa format support.

How to convert:

Possibly can be exported to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .vda file extension

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and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open vda file, edit vda file, convert vda file, view vda file, play vda file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Software that open vda file - Truevision Targa bitmap image

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

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