VMT File - opening and understanding

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

What is a VMT file?

A .VMT file is a Valve Material Type file. Through our analysis of VMT files, we know that one use of the format is Valve Material Type. 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 VMT 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 VMT for different purposes.

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

Suggest another file format using extension VMT

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

VMware WorkstationVMware WorkstationUser submitted
VTFEditVTFEditUser submitted
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Shuriken Pro3Shuriken Pro3User submitted
Shuriken Pro4Shuriken Pro4User submitted
Shuriken Pro2Shuriken Pro2User submitted
Shuriken ProShuriken ProUser submitted
VTFEdit ApplicationVTFEdit ApplicationUser submitted
VenueMagicVenueMagicUser submitted
testo IRSoft Softwaretesto IRSoft SoftwareUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with VMT-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 VMT-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!