What is a .VML File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Guide)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .vml extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .vml file extension and how to open it.

What is a .VML file?

The .VML file extension is from Vector Markup Language File. The developer of this file extension is Microsoft. This vector related file is in xml format.

What to know

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

How to open a .VML file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Microsoft Internet Explorer software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VML 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 Microsoft Internet Explorer software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .VML file?

If you are still unable to open the .VML file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. The .VML file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .vmlf – Sony, .vmlt – Sony, .vmo – Siemens, .vmo – Dassault Systemes, .vmpl – VMware. 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 .VML file with the Microsoft Internet Explorer program on Windows.