What is a .VSS File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .vss extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .vss file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .VSS file?

The .VSS file extension is from Visio Stencil File. This file extension belongs to the developer Microsoft. This raster related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .vss file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .VSS file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Nevron Software MyDraw software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Nevron Software MyDraw.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .VSS 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 Nevron Software MyDraw software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .VSS file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .vss file on Mac.

1. In the first step you need to download the Nevron Software MyDraw software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: The Omni Group OmniGraffle and Nevron Software MyDraw.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .VSS file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Nevron Software MyDraw software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .VSS file?

If you are still unable to open the .VSS file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .VSS file.vssettings – Microsoft, .vssm – Microsoft, .vssscc – Microsoft, .vssx – Microsoft, .vst – Steinberg. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .VSS file with the Nevron Software MyDraw program on Windows and Nevron Software MyDraw, The Omni Group OmniGraffle programs on Mac.