Files with vswp file extension might be found as virtual memory files from a VMware virtual machine.

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Software that open vswp file

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VSWP file extension - VMware virtual memory data

What is vswp file? How to open vswp files?

The vswp file extension is mainly related to VMware virtualization software and used for one of its default file type.

These vswp files represent the operating memory added to a virtual machine. They are used to add more memory to the virtual machine than the host can offer.

The maximum is twice the number of hosts memory. Mimics the behavior of Window's swap file.

The default software associated to open vswp file:

VMware Workstation icon

VMware, Inc. logoVMware Workstation  Microsoft Windows software

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:

Probably not meant to be accessed by the user.

How to convert:

Probably cannot be converted to anything else.

List of software applications associated to the .vswp 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 vswp file, edit vswp file, convert vswp file, view vswp file, play vswp 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 vswp files.

Programs that can create vswp file - VMware virtual memory data

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with vswp file by default:
VMware Workstation small icon VMware Workstation
Other suggested software:
VMware vSphere

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