What is a .VCRD File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .vcrd extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. In this article we will explain what .vcrd file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .VCRD file?

The .VCRD file extension stands for Windows Vault Credentials File. This file extension belongs to the developer Microsoft. The format of this file is binary, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .vcrd file on 1 platform.

How to open a .VCRD file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .VCRD file on various operating systems.

How to open a .VCRD file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .vcrd file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Passcape Password Recovery software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Passcape Password Recovery.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VCRD file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Passcape Password Recovery software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .VCRD file?

If you cannot open the .VCRD file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VCRD file.vcs – vCalendar Event File, .vct – Clark Labs, .vct – MindVision Software, .vcv – ViewCave International, .vcw – Microsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .VCRD file with the Passcape Password Recovery program on Windows.