The vtf file extension is related to Half-Life computer game and used for its texture format.

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

empty icon.vtf - Video2Flash data

empty icon.vtf - 3DESIGN CAD design

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Software that open vtf file

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VTF file extension - Valve texture format

What is vtf file? How to open vtf files?

File type specification:

Game file type icon Game file type

vtf file icon: vtf filetype icon

The vtf file extension is associated with Half-Life 2 Source by Valve and used for Valve Texture format.

VTF is a proprietary Valve texture format used by the Half-Life 2 Source Engine.

The default software associated to open vtf file:

Half-Life 2 icon

Valve Corporation logoHalf-Life 2  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Valve Corporation

Half-Life 2 is successor of legendary 3D first person shooter computer game Half-Life. Player takes role of scientist Gordon Freeman that have traveled to City 17 in the Eastern Europe. Freeman is forced to fight against increasingly unfavorable odds in order to survive. In his struggle, he is joined by various allies, including former Black Mesa colleagues, oppressed citizens of City 17, and the Vortigaunts. The game uses the Source game engine, which includes a heavily modified version of the Havok physics engine.

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 Source SDK to work with *.vtf files.

How to convert:

Probably can be exported to other formats.

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

Software that open vtf file - Valve texture format

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

Microsoft Windows:

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