VDM File - opening and understanding

Did your computer fail to open a VDM file? We explain what they are used for and recommend software that we know can open or otherwise handle your .VDM files.

What is a VDM file?

Files that contain the .vdm file extension contain program source code that is based on the Vienna Development Method. The Vienna Development Method was created for the development of computer-based systems at IBM's Vienna Laboratory. The VDM source code files are written in the VDM-SL language, also known as VDM++.

The Peps SolidCut CAD/CAM software program also uses the .vdm file suffix. These VDM files contain the graphics and/or machining files that have been created with the SolidCut Software program.

The Vedit software application has also been known to use the .vdm file suffix. These VDM files contain macro files that are created by the application.

How to open VDM files

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension VDM for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 6 different VDM openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension VDM

While we know of one file format using the .VDM file extension, there may be more. It is widespread that different programs use files with the same file extension for very different types of data. Please let us know if you are aware of a different kind of .VDM file.

Various viewers for this file format

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

VEDITVEDITUser submitted
Any Video Converter FreeAny Video Converter FreeUser submitted
Leviathan ClientLeviathan ClientUser submitted
MSH-Video ClientMSH-Video ClientUser submitted
VISI SeriesVISI SeriesUser submitted
CAMWARE FMCAMWARE FMUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with VDM-files on Mac. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!
We have not verified any web services that we know for certain will work with VDM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!