A vhdx file extension is related to the Microsoft Windows 8 and higher releases of Windows operating system. A vhdx file contains backup archives.

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VHDX file extension - Microsoft Windows Hyper-V virtual hard disk

What is vhdx file? How to open vhdx files?

File type specification:

Virtual machine, virtualization software related file type icon Virtual machine, virtualization software related file type

vhdx file icon: vhdx filetype icon

The vhdx file extension is associated with the Hyper-V virtualizing technology presented in operating system Microsoft Windows 8.

The vhdx file contains virtual hard disk image in similar file format like Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) format, but supports virtual disks larger than 2040 GB (maximum is 16 TB) and is resilient to power failure events.

Hyper-V is virtualization system for x86-64 based systems. First version of Hyper-V is distributed with the Microsoft Windows Server 2008. The new version of Hyper-V that uses VHDX file format was introduced with Windows 8 Developer Preview.

These files can always be found in default Windows 8 backup archives.

The default software associated to vhdx file type:

Microsoft Windows 10 icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows 10  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows 10 is operating system for desktop, laptop and tablet computers. Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use, with lots of similarities to Windows 7 including the Start menu.

Windows 10 comes with great built-in apps like Edge, Maps, Photos, Mail & Calendar, Music, Movies & TV. And these apps use OneDrive to back up your information and sync seamlessly across your Windows 10 devices.

Microsoft Corporation logoHyper-V  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Hyper-V is used to create a virtualized server computing environment available in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Each virtual machine is a virtualized computer system that operates in an isolated execution environment. This allows you to run multiple operating systems simultaneously on one physical computer.

Microsoft Windows Server icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Windows Server  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Windows Server is server operating system based on Windows NT core. It is based on the same code as Windows Vista. However it contains many improved features as well as other server and  network features.

Help how to open VHDX files:

Use Microsoft Windows 8 to mount and read data in *.vhdx Virtual Hard Disk files.

How to convert file with extension VHDX:

As far as we know, this .vhdx 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.

Find conversions from vhdx file:

vhdx to vhd

List of software applications associated to the .vhdx file extension

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

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

  • Open vhdx file
  • Convert vhdx file
  • Create vhdx file
  • Recover vhdx file
  • Backup vhdx file

Software that open vhdx file - Microsoft Windows Hyper-V virtual hard disk

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open vhdx file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with vhdx file by default:
Microsoft Windows 10 small icon Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows Server small icon Microsoft Windows Server
Other suggested software:
Microsoft Windows 8 small icon Microsoft Windows 8

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