What is a .VST File And How To Open It – Microsoft (Easy Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .vst extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .vst file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .VST file?

The .VST file extension is Visio Drawing Template. The development of this file was done by Microsoft. The format of this file is binary, and it is a vector related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .VST file?

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

How to open a .VST file on Mac

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

1. The first step is to download the The Omni Group OmniGraffle software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: The Omni Group OmniGraffle.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .VST 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the The Omni Group OmniGraffle software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .VST file?

If you cannot open the .VST file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .VST file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .vst – Steinberg. 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 .VST file with the The Omni Group OmniGraffle program on Mac.