Files with vmem extension can be often found as paging files from the VMware Workstation virtualization application. A vmem file stores back up of the guest main memory on the host file system.

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VMEM file extension - VMware virtual machine's paging data

What is vmem file? How to open vmem files?

File type specification:

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File extension vmem is associated with the VMware Workstation virtualization application for Microsoft Windows that allows users to create virtual computers on one physical machine.

The virtual machine's paging vmem file contains back up of the guest main memory on the host file system. This file exists only when the virtual machine is running, or if the virtual machine has crashed.

Updated: June 29, 2024

The default software associated to open vmem file:

VMware Workstation icon

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Company or developer:
VMware, Inc.

VMware Workstation is popular application used to create virtual computer machines in one desktop or laptop computer. It supports virtualization of many computer operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, MS-DOS, FreeBSD etc.

VMware Workstation can convert an existing physical computer into VMware virtual machine. Each virtual machine represents a complete computer, including processor, memory, network connections etc. VMware Workstation is distributed for Microsoft Windows and Linux.

Help how to open:

File is a part of VMware virtual machine files and profile. Use VMware to run virtual machine.

How to convert:

Paging files are generated for temporary reasons. They most likely do not contain any data worthy of conversion of any kind.

List of software applications associated to the .vmem 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 vmem file, edit vmem file, convert vmem file, view vmem file, play vmem file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in'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 vmem files.

Programs that can create vmem file - VMware virtual machine's paging data

Programs supporting the exension vmem on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about VMware Workstation for create vmem file action.

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