What is a .VLW File And How To Open It – Processing (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .vlw extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .vlw file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .VLW file?

The .VLW file extension is from Processing Font File. This file extension belongs to the developer Processing. This file belongs to the binary format and it is a font related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .vlw file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .VLW file?

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

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .vlw file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Processing software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Processing.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VLW 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Processing software 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 .VLW file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .vlw file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Processing software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Processing software.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .VLW 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 Processing software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .VLW file on Linux

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .VLW 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

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

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Processing software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .VLW file?

If you cannot open the .VLW file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VLW file.vlx – Autodesk, .vm – Apache, .vmac – VMware, .vmap – Valve, .vmap_c – Valve. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .VLW file with the Processing program on Windows, Processing program on Mac and Processing software on Linux.