How to open VMS files
Did your computer fail to open a VMS file? We explain what VMS files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your files.
What is a VMS file?
VMS files are Hamamatsu Virtual Microscope Specimen files, which you can read more about below.
The VMS file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different apps may use the same file extension for different types of data. So a VMS opener may not be able to open all kinds of VMS files. In this case, though, we only know of one specific use.
Hamamatsu Virtual Microscope Specimen
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.
VMS file openers, viewers, etc.
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.