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 file

empty icon.vtf - 3DESIGN CAD file

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VTF file extension - Valve Texture format file

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 vtf file type:

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.

Help how to open VTF files:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to open this game file type.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to open game files

How to convert file with extension VTF:

Currently there is no specific information available, about how to convert this file extension.

For general information try to look at:
Basic info how to convert game files

List of software applications associated to the .vtf file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux 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 ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting vtf files.

  • Create vtf file
  • Import vtf file
  • Others vtf file

Programs that can create vtf file - Valve Texture format file

Click on the link to get more information about VTFEdit for create vtf file action.

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