What is a .VPX File And How To Open It – Avast Software (Easy Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .vpx extension and you don’t know what it is? 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 .vpx file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .VPX file?

The file extension .VPX comes from Avast Virus Update File. It was developed by Avast Software. This data related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .vpx file on 1 platform.

How to open a .VPX file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .VPX file on various operating systems.

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

The .vpx file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Avast Pro Antivirus and Avast Internet Security software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VPX 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Avast Pro Antivirus software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .VPX file?

If you are still unable to open the .VPX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VPX file.vqa – Westwood Studios, .vqc – H+H Software, .vqf – Yamaha, .vr – HumanEyes, .vrb – Veeam 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 .VPX file with the Avast Pro Antivirus, Avast Internet Security programs on Windows.