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What are VBS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VBS file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your VBS files.

What is a VBS file?

The VBS file format was developed by Microsoft Corporation as an executable file format. These VBS files are also known as Visual Basic script files, and are affixed with the .vbs file extension. These VBS files are classified as source code and program files for Windows PCs.A .vbs file contains lines of codes in the Visual Basic programming language and may be associated with other programs. These VBS files are encoded in plain text format. It's advised to be careful when opening VBS files, especially when these .vbs files are sent as email attachments by unknown sources.These VBS files can be opened as executable files in a Windows PC. Standard text editing applications like Notepad can also be used to view and edit the content of these .vbs files. A VBS file can also be opened and edited using Microsoft Visual Studio.

How to open VBS files

We have identified one VBS opener that is compatible with this specific type of VBS file.

Programs that open files


Last updated: February 24, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of VBS files. Remember, different programs may use VBS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

Microsoft Web Platform ExtensionsMicrosoft Web Platform ExtensionsUser submitted
HerosoftHerosoftUser submitted
BluefishBluefishUser submitted
DIAdemDIAdemUser submitted
XMPLAYER ApplicationXMPLAYER ApplicationUser submitted
Herosoft HeroVideoHerosoft HeroVideoUser submitted
Notepad++Notepad++User submitted
WeBuilderWeBuilderUser submitted
HTMLPadHTMLPadUser submitted

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