How to open VCD file extension?

The author of advice: Mr Brankiewicz

VCD files are incessantly popular. However, a file name containing VCD file extension is problematic for some of the users. They have problems with correct opening of a file with VCD extension. However, it should be remembered that VCD file extension can match one or more types of files. The most popular is VirtualDrive CD Image Format but if there are others, you will find information concerning them below.

So, it is worth looking close at the problem concerning VCD files and search for its solution.

A list of programs supporting files types with VCD extension can be found below. Applications are sorted according to appropriate operational systems and their popularity.

  • VirtualDrive CD Image Format

    .vcd file extension

    Category: Disk Image (ISO) Files

    OS Software
    Windows H+H Software Virtual CD H+H Software Virtual CD
    Roxio Creator 2011 Roxio Creator 2011
    WinMount International WinMount WinMount International WinMount
    MAC OS Roxio Toast 10 Titanium Roxio Toast 10 Titanium
    Roxio Popcorn 4 Roxio Popcorn 4
    MPlayer MPlayer
  • Virtual CD-ROM CD Image Format

    .vcd file extension

    Category: Disk Image (ISO) Files

    OS Software
    Windows FarStone VirtualDrive Pro 14 FarStone VirtualDrive Pro 14
    EZB Systems UltraISO EZB Systems UltraISO
  • Value Change Dump Format

    .vcd file extension

    Category: Database Files

    OS Software
    Windows Altera Quartus II Altera Quartus II
    Linux GTKWave GTKWave

How to check if a file we want to open is not infected by malware or viruses?

  • Download Malware/viruses removal tool from VCD files in the Windows system.
  • Click “Start scanning” and wait until the programme performs the scanning process on your computer.

What are the reasons of errors concerning VCD extension of files?

The problem that often causes damage concerning VCD extension are Windows system registry errors. That is why, in the first place it is recommended to:

  • Scan computer in order to identify, repair and open the VCD file
  • Check system registry from the angle of hidden errors
  • Repair file’s associations with programs in the system registry

If you are not sure if the above problems concern you, you should consider other frequent irregularities:

  • You do not have an appropriate application installed that supports VCD file extension
  • VCD file is corrupted
  • The application’s version necessary to open the file is not correct
  • The file is not assigned to an appropriate program

Solving problems with VCD files


If VCD file does not open, firstly, it is worth using files associations built in the Windows system with application that can support them. In order to do it, you should double-click a VCD file icon. A list of programs that probably support such a file will appear. It is enough to choose one of them so that Windows would open a given extension with it. Incorrect file’s association will result in Windows trying to open VCD file with a wrong program all the time even if there is an appropriate application supporting this format on a drive. In this case, it is necessary to perform the above mentioned registry scanning and associations’ repair.

If associations are correct and Windows still cannot open the file, most probably the computer does not have appropriate software supporting files with name containing VCD in their extension. The solution to this problem is very simple. You should buy or download a free (if they exist) application that will allow you to open, browse and edit VCD format (You can also try to find more informations on FileInfo). It is no risk because many paid programs have free test versions enabling to check their functionality.

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