VMS File Type

- The quick facts

What are VMS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VMS 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 VMS file?

A .VMS file is a Hamamatsu Virtual Microscope Specimen file. Through our analysis of VMS files, we know that one use of the format is Hamamatsu Virtual Microscope Specimen. We have not yet described in detail what these files contain and what they are used for, but our team is working tiredlessly through thousands of file formats. We'd love hearing from you if you have information about the format.

How to open VMS files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different VMS openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: May 20, 2016

Suggest another file format using extension VMS

While we know of one file format using the .VMS 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 .VMS file.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

ImageScopeImageScopeUser submitted
NanoZoomer Digital PathologyNanoZoomer Digital PathologyUser submitted
VoiceMask ProVoiceMask ProUser submitted
VideoMage ProducerVideoMage ProducerUser submitted
VAMP Media CenterVAMP Media CenterUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with VMS-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 VMS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!