What is a .VHDL File And How To Open It

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .vhdl extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .vhdl file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .VHDL file?

The .VHDL file extension is VHDL Source File. This development related file is in text format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .vhdl file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .VHDL file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .VHDL file on your operating system/device.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Green Mountain DirectVHDL software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VHDL 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Green Mountain DirectVHDL software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .VHDL file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .vhdl file on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Green Mountain DirectVHDL software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .VHDL 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 Green Mountain DirectVHDL software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .VHDL file?

If you cannot open the .VHDL file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .VHDL file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .vhdx – Microsoft, .vhv – Valve, .vi – National Instruments, .vibe – SensationSoft, .vic – ViziGen. 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 .VHDL file with the Green Mountain DirectVHDL program on Windows and Green Mountain DirectVHDL program on Mac.