The *.vfl file extension is related to the Houdini a 3D animation software. The *.vfl file stores shader source.

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

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VFL file - Houdini 3D VEX shader source file

What is vfl file? How to open vfl files?

File type specification:

3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type icon 3d graphics, CAD-CAM-CAE file type

The VFL file extension is associated with the Houdini a 3D animation and visual effect creating software for Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac OS X operating systems. The *.vfl file stores shader source for Houdini.

The default software associated to vfl file type:

Houdini icon

Houdini  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Side Effects Software Inc.

Houdini is set of tools used to high-end 3D animation. It can be used to modeling, animation, creating lightning effects, rendering and compositions. Houdini is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Help how to open:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open files with this particular extension. However, you can usually open or import 3D graphics files to various 3D modeling tools or engineering programs. Each program has it's own set of supported formats, so it's always worthwhile to check it's developer websites for available options.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open CAD and other 3D graphic files

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .vfl file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

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

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Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with vfl file - Houdini 3D VEX shader source file

Click on the software link for more information about Houdini. Houdini uses vfl 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.).

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