How to open VPN files

Did your computer fail to open a VPN file? We explain what VPN files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your VPN files.

What is a VPN file?

The VPN file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the VPN file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the VPN file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about VPN files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

Generic VPN

These apps are known to open certain types of VPN files. Since many different programs may use VPN files for different purposes, you may need to try a few of the apps to open your specific VPN file.

SoftEther VPN ClientSoftEther VPN ClientUser submitted
PacketiX VPNPacketiX VPNUser submitted
PacketiX VPN ClientPacketiX VPN ClientUser submitted
Virtual PianoVirtual PianoUser submitted
SoftEther VPNSoftEther VPNUser submitted
Shrew Soft VPN ClientShrew Soft VPN ClientUser submitted
WinGateWinGateUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not verified any programs that we know for certain can work with VPN-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any online services that we know for certain can work with VPN-files. If you know one, please use the Suggest link below and tell us about it!