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What are VSSETTINGS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening a VSSETTINGS 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 VSSETTINGS file?

A .VSSETTINGS file is a Visual Studio Settings file. Through our analysis of VSSETTINGS files, we know that one use of the format is Visual Studio Settings. 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 VSSETTINGS files

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

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 3 different VSSETTINGS openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: January 25, 2022

Suggest another file format using extension VSSETTINGS

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

Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of VSSETTINGS files. Remember, different programs may use VSSETTINGS 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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We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with VSSETTINGS-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 VSSETTINGS-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!