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What are VMX files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VMX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your VMX files.

What is a VMX file?

A .VMX file is a VMware Configuration file.

Files that contain the .vmx file extension are most commonly associated with the VMware Workstation and VMware Fusion application.

VMware Fusion allows Mac users to run the Windows operating system on their Macintosh computers as a virtual machine host OS, whereas VMware Workstation allows installation of any operating system on either Windows or Linux.

These files store the settings for the virtual machine settings editor and the New Virtual Machine Wizard.

The VMX files used by the VMware programs are saved in a plain-text format. The VMX file format is similar to the CFG file format. However, CFG files were used in earlier versions of the VM Workstation.

How to open VMX files

We have identified two VMX openers that are compatible with this specific type of VMX file.

Programs that open VMware Configuration files

Last updated: February 24, 2023

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

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