What is a .VP File And How To Open It – Descent Network Team (Guide)


Have you came across a file with the .vp extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .vp file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .VP file?

The file extension .VP stands for Volition Package File. This file extension was developed by Descent Network Team. The format of this game related file is binary.

What to know

There are currently 3 software that can open the .vp file on 1 platform.

How to open a .VP file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .VP file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the VPMage software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is VpView32, QuickVP and VPMage.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VP 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 VPMage software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .VP file?

If you cannot open the .VP file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VP file.vp – Accellera, .vp – Corel, .vp – OpenGL, .vp – Justinmind. 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 .VP file with the VPMage, VpView32, QuickVP programs on Windows.