A vdm file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows operating system. A vdm file contains malware definition.

There are 4 other file types using
the VDM file extension!

empty icon.vdm - Vedit macro

empty icon.vdm - PEPS SolidCut CAD/CAM graphics or machining file

empty icon.vdm - Videoswitch security video recording

empty icon.vdm - VDM specification file

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VDM file extension - Microsoft Windows Defender malware definition data

What is vdm file? How to open vdm files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The vdm file extension is associated with the Microsoft Windows Defender and Microsoft Windows Security Essentials an anti-spyware and anti-malware tools for Microsoft Windows operating system.

The vdm file stores malware and virus definitions.

Security Essentials is stand-alone software. Windows Defender is integrated to Microsoft Windows.

The default software associated to open vdm file:

Microsoft Security Essentials icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Security Essentials  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Security Essentials is Windows protection software against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It's available as a no-cost download for Windows XP SP2 and higher, Windows Vista, Windows 7.

Help how to open:

The vdm files are used for internal purposes of Windows Defender.

How to convert:

Conversion to other formats is not possible.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .vdm 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 vdm file, edit vdm file, convert vdm file, view vdm file, play vdm file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with vdm file - Microsoft Windows Defender malware definition data

Click on the software link for more information about Microsoft Security Essentials. Microsoft Security Essentials uses vdm 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.).

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with vdm file by default:
Microsoft Security Essentials small icon Microsoft Security Essentials
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows 10 small icon Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 8 small icon Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 7 small icon Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Vista small icon Microsoft Windows Vista

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