What is a .VOL File And How To Open It (Guide)


Have you downloaded a file with .vol extension, but you have never seen this extension 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 .vol file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .VOL file?

The file extension .VOL comes from Video Game Archive. The file is a game related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .VOL file?

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

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Dragon UnPACKer software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Dragon UnPACKer.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VOL 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 Dragon UnPACKer software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .VOL file?

If you cannot open the .VOL file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VOL file.volarchive – SubRosaSoft.com, .vor – Sun Microsystem, .vox – Ken Silverman, .vox – Dialogic, .voxal – NCH Software. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .VOL file with the Dragon UnPACKer program on Windows.