VNC File

What are VNC files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VNC 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 VNC file?

The VNC file extension indicates to your device which app can open the file. However, different programs may use the VNC file type for different types of data.

While we do not yet describe the VNC file format and its common uses, we do know which programs are known to open these files, as we receive dozens of suggestions from users like yourself every day about specific file types and which programs they use to open them.

We are continually working on adding more file type descriptions to the site, so if you have information about VNC files that you think will help others, please use the Update Info link below to submit it to us - we'd love to hear from you!

How to open VNC files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 23 different VNC openers which you will find listed below.

Various apps that use files with this extension

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

UltraVNC VNCViewerUltraVNC VNCViewerVerified
VNC ViewerVNC ViewerVerified
VNC ServerVNC ServerVerified
VNC Viewer Free EditionVNC Viewer Free EditionUser submitted
VNC Viewer Enterprise EditionVNC Viewer Enterprise EditionUser submitted
VNC Enterprise EditionVNC Enterprise EditionUser submitted
Ultr@VNC RC - Win32Ultr@VNC RC - Win32User submitted
VNC Viewer Personal EditionVNC Viewer Personal EditionUser submitted
VNCRVNCRUser submitted
VNC Personal EditionVNC Personal EditionUser submitted
Ultr@VNC Release RC - Win32Ultr@VNC Release RC - Win32User submitted
Ultr@VNC RC11d - Win32Ultr@VNC RC11d - Win32User submitted
GibbsCAMGibbsCAMUser submitted
EchoVNC VNCViewerEchoVNC VNCViewerUser submitted
Windows vncviewerWindows vncviewerUser submitted
Ultr@VNC Release Candidate - Win32Ultr@VNC Release Candidate - Win32User submitted
TurboVNCTurboVNCUser submitted
VNC Free EditionVNC Free EditionUser submitted
UltraVNC RC14UltraVNC RC14User submitted
MetaVNC Win32 ViewerMetaVNC Win32 ViewerUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Bitberry File Opener. It can open 410 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Bitberry File Opener here.

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