What is a .VCS File And How To Open It (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .vcs extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .vcs file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .VCS file?

The file extension .VCS is vCalendar Event File. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .vcs file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .VCS file?

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

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

The .vcs file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Microsoft Outlook 365 software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Microsoft Outlook 365.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VCS file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 Microsoft Outlook 365 software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .VCS file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Outlook 365 software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Apple Calendar and Microsoft Outlook 365.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .VCS 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Microsoft Outlook 365 software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .VCS file?

If you are still unable to open the .VCS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .VCS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .vct – Clark Labs, .vct – MindVision Software, .vcv – ViewCave International, .vcw – Microsoft, .vcx – H+H Software. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .VCS file with the Microsoft Outlook 365 program on Windows and Microsoft Outlook 365, Apple Calendar programs on Mac.