VTK File - opening and understanding

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

What is a VTK file?

A .VTK file is a Visualization Toolkit format file. Through our analysis of VTK files, we know that one use of the format is Visualization Toolkit format. 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 VTK 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 VTK for different purposes.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 4 different VTK openers which you will find listed below.

Suggest another file format using extension VTK

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

Various viewers for this file format

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

SAP VEViewerSAP VEViewerUser submitted
Right Hemisphere Deep ViewRight Hemisphere Deep ViewUser submitted
sakura editorsakura editorUser submitted
Deep ViewDeep ViewUser submitted
We have not verified any software that we know for certain will work with VTK-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 VTK-files. If you know one, please use the 'Suggest a program' link below and tell us about it!