What is a .VMV File And How To Open It – VirtuaNES (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .vmv extension and you don’t know what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .vmv file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .VMV file?

The .VMV file extension comes from VirtuaNES Recording. This file extension belongs to the developer VirtuaNES. The format of this file is binary, and it is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .VMV file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the VirtuaNES software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use VirtuaNES software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VMV 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: 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 VirtuaNES software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .VMV file?

If you cannot open the .VMV file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VMV file.vmv – VisualBoyAdvance. 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 .VMV file with the VirtuaNES program on Windows.