VI File Type

- The quick facts

What are VI files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VI 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 VI file?

VI files have multiple uses, and ArcSoft VideoImpression Project is one of them.

ArcSoft VideoImpression Project

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 VI files

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

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

Last updated: July 13, 2020

More file formats using the VI extension

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

  • Jovian Logic VI Bitmap
  • LABView Virtual Instrument
  • Xerox VI Project File

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

National Instruments LabVIEWNational Instruments LabVIEWUser submitted
LabVIEWLabVIEWUser submitted
NI LabVIEWNI LabVIEWUser submitted
NI LabVIEW Student EditionNI LabVIEW Student EditionUser submitted
National Instruments LabVIEW Embedded EditionNational Instruments LabVIEW Embedded EditionUser submitted

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