What is a .VGI File And How To Open It – Vista Game Explorer Editor (Visual Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .vgi 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. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .vgi file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .VGI file?

The .VGI file extension is from Vista Game Explorer Editor Game File. The creator of this file extension is Vista Game Explorer Editor. The file is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .VGI file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Vista Game Explorer Editor software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Vista Game Explorer Editor software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VGI file

2. The second step is locating 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Vista Game Explorer Editor software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .VGI file?

If you cannot open the .VGI file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VGI file.vgm – Video Game Music File, .vgz – Chateau Technical Corp, .vhd – Microsoft, .vhdl – VHDL Source File, .vhdx – Microsoft. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .VGI file with the Vista Game Explorer Editor program on Windows.