A vmx file extension is related to the Hammer Editor (WorldCraft) for Source Engine. A vmx file contains map backup.

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

vmx icon.vmx - VMware configuration data [common]

empty icon.vmx - Cubase mixer settings

empty icon.vmx - Infor ERP data modelling & reporting

vmx icon.vmx - Microsoft Visual Studio Visual C++ macro project file

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VMX file extension - Source engine map backup

What is vmx file? How to open vmx files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

The vmx file extension is associated with WorldCraft (Hammer Editor) and Source SDK, a development tools for Source video game engine.

The vmx file contains backup of map from these programs.

Updated: June 22, 2019

The default software associated to open vmx file:

Valve Hammer Editor icon

Valve Corporation logoValve Hammer Editor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Valve Hammer Editor is Valve Software's map creation program for their game engine - Source engine.

The current version supports both Source and GoldSrc, and can only be accessed via a free download of the Source engine SDK.

WorldCraft picture or screenshot

Valve Corporation logoWorldCraft  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Worldcraft is a graphical level editor you can use to make your own maps for Valve Software's Half-Life. It is now known as Valve Hammer Editor.

Source SDK icon

Valve Corporation logoSource SDK  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Source SDK is free development environment used to create mods and content for the Source 2006, Source 2007 and Source 2009 engine branches and related video games, like Half-Life 2, Dota 2, Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead, Portal, etc.

Help how to open:

Use compatible tools to work with *.vmx files.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to other formats.

List of software applications associated to the .vmx 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 vmx file, edit vmx file, convert vmx file, view vmx file, play vmx file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

Hint:
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 vmx files.

Software which is able to fix, repair or recover vmx file - Source engine map backup

Programs supporting the exension vmx on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for recover vmx file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with vmx file by default:
Valve Hammer Editor small icon Valve Hammer Editor
WorldCraft
Source SDK small icon Source SDK

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