A vi file extension is related to the LabVIEW virtual instrument file format.

There are 2 other file types using
the VI file extension!

vi icon.vi - Jovian Logic VI bitmap image

empty icon.vi - FreeFlow Variable Information (VI) project file

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VI file extension - LabVIEW virtual instrument

What is vi file? How to open vi files?

File type specification:

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The vi file extension is related to LabVIEW, a powerful system design software built specifically for tasks performed by engineers and scientists from NI.

The vi file contains so called virtual instrument.

Updated: April 2, 2019

The default software associated to open vi file:

LabVIEW icon

National Instruments Corporation logoLabVIEW  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
National Instruments Corporation

A comprehensive development environment, LabView provides engineers and scientists unprecedented hardware integration and wide-ranging compatibility. LabVIEW inspires you to solve problems, accelerate your productivity, and gives you the confidence to continually innovate to create and deploy measurement and control systems.

Help how to open:

Use LabVIEW to view content of the virtual instrument files.

How to convert:

These files are generally not meant to be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .vi 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 vi file, edit vi file, convert vi file, view vi file, play vi 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 able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting vi files.

Software that open vi file - LabVIEW virtual instrument

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

Microsoft Windows:

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