VNC File - opening and understanding

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

You will need a program compatible with the specific file you are trying to open, as different programs may use files with file extension VNC for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 26 different VNC openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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.

VNC Viewer Free EditionVNC Viewer Free EditionUser submitted
TightVNC Win32 ViewerTightVNC Win32 ViewerUser submitted
UltraVNC VNCViewerUltraVNC VNCViewerUser submitted
VNC ViewerVNC ViewerUser submitted
TightVNCTightVNCUser submitted
VNC Viewer Enterprise EditionVNC Viewer Enterprise EditionUser submitted
VNC Enterprise EditionVNC Enterprise EditionUser submitted
VNCVNCUser submitted
TightVNC ViewerTightVNC ViewerUser 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
TightVNC-JaaduTightVNC-JaaduUser submitted
UltraVNCUltraVNCUser submitted
MetaVNC Win32 ViewerMetaVNC Win32 ViewerUser submitted
VNC ServerVNC ServerUser submitted

Try a universal file viewer

Try a universal file viewer like Free File Viewer. It can open over 200 different types of files - and most likely yours too. Download Free File Viewer here.

We have not yet verified any programs for Mac that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!
We have not yet verified any web services that work with this specific file format. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below. Thanks!