VEC File Type

- The quick facts

What are VEC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VEC file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is a VEC file?

VEC files have multiple uses, and OPAL Vector Data is one of them.

OPAL Vector Data

We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.

How to open VEC files

Important: Different programs may use files with the VEC file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your VEC file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 10 different VEC openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: June 29, 2022

More file formats using the VEC extension

Through our research of VEC files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.

  • Red Sector Demo-Maker Vector Object

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

WinDS PRO AppsWinDS PRO AppsUser submitted
DDS-CADDDS-CADUser submitted
DDS-CAD ViewerDDS-CAD ViewerUser submitted
MiraMonMiraMonUser submitted
Visual ExplainVisual ExplainUser submitted
LatinoGISLatinoGISUser submitted
DDS-CAD ArchitectDDS-CAD ArchitectUser submitted
VDR ExplorerVDR ExplorerUser submitted
VectorEngineer-Protools editionVectorEngineer-Protools editionUser submitted
1 MiraMon1 MiraMonUser submitted

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