VPM File - opening and understanding

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

What is a VPM file?

A .VPM file is a Garmin Voice Processing Module file. Garmin personal GPS devices most commonly use the .vpm file extension for their data files. These files contain the voices used by the Garmin GPS. The GPS files contain the voice data for the different speech styles used by the device, such as American English. The GPS files are used to define sound alerts and how the navigation system gives directions while a user is driving.

How to open VPM 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 VPM for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different VPM openers which you will find listed below.

Other file formats using extension .VPM

While Garmin Voice Processing Module is a popular type of VPM-file, we know of 2 different uses of the .VPM extension.

The VPM 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 VPM opener may not be able to open all kinds of VPM files. In this case, look through both formats to make sure you find the best suited VPM viewer.

Vox Proxy Macro

Through our analysis of VPM files, we know that one use of the format is Vox Proxy Macro. 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.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different VPM openers which you will find listed below.

Various viewers for this file format

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

iTunesiTunesUser submitted
AVS Audio ConverterAVS Audio ConverterUser submitted
Vensim PLEVensim PLEUser submitted
Vensim family of productsVensim family of productsUser submitted
ES6510 Utility ApplicationES6510 Utility ApplicationUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with VPM-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 VPM-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!