What is a .VMD File And How To Open It – Sierra Entertainment

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .vmd 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. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .vmd file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .VMD file?

The file extension .VMD is Sierra VMD Video File. This file extension belongs to the developer Sierra Entertainment. The file is a video related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .vmd file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .VMD file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .vmd file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the FFmpeg software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is VideoLAN VLC media player and FFmpeg.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VMD 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, 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 FFmpeg software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .VMD file on Mac

To open the .vmd file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the FFmpeg software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player and FFmpeg.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .VMD file

2. The second step is locating 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the FFmpeg software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .VMD file on Linux

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

1. The first step is to download the FFmpeg software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player and FFmpeg software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .VMD file

2. The second step is locating 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: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 FFmpeg software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .VMD file?

If you are still unable to open the .VMD file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VMD file.vmd – MikuMikuDance. 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 .VMD file with the FFmpeg, VideoLAN VLC media player programs on Windows, FFmpeg, VideoLAN VLC media player programs on Mac and FFmpeg, VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.