A vmd file extension is related to the Visual Molecular Dynamics, a molecular visualization software. A vmd file stores chemical data.

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

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VMD file extension - Visual Molecular Dynamics data

What is vmd file? How to open vmd files?

File type specification:

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The vmd file extension is associated with Visual Molecular Dynamics, a molecular visualization program for displaying, animating, and analyzing large biomolecular systems using 3-D graphics and built-in scripting.

The vmd file stores various chemical data for VMD.

Mime types:

The default software associated to open vmd file:

VMD  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group

VMD is designed for modeling, visualization, and analysis of biological systems such as proteins, nucleic acids, lipid bilayer assemblies, etc.

Help how to open:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .vmd 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 .vmd 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 vmd file, edit vmd file, convert vmd file, view vmd file, play vmd file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with vmd file - Visual Molecular Dynamics data

Click on the software link for more information about VMD. VMD uses vmd 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:

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