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File Extension VCF

The file extension VCF is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include a vCard file, VirtualDub, and VP HybridCAD. VCF files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.

If the file extension VCF is classified as a vCard file, the file is a data file type that contains contact information for inclusion in address books. The content can include but is not limited to the name and address, business name, email address, and other elements you typically use to compile an address book. This type of VCF file is primary used for importing and exporting address books and individual contacts using the Windows Contacts application.

VCF files that are related to VirtualDub are a video file type that contains codecs, video clips, audio files, and other elements typically used to create a video. VirtualDub is an open source video capture and editing utility that is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

If the file extension VCF is associated with VP HybridCAD, the file is a CAD file type that contains drawings and map scans used for the field of engineering. VP HybridCAD is a Computer Aided Design program used to create drawings used in the petrochemical industry, factory planning, and manufacturing industries in addition to GIS integration.

How to Open VCF Files

Since the file extension VCF can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. VCF files can consist of different file types, so you may already have a program which will open them.

If the VCF file extension is defined as a vCard file and you are using Windows, you can open the file using Microsoft Outlook Express or Outlook 2010 which is typically included in the Windows operating system. You can also opt to use Eudora, which is a free email client available for download on the Qualcomm website. Microsoft Windows Contacts will also open this type of VCF file in Windows.

VCF files that are associated with VirtualDub can be opened with the VirtualDub processing utility. VirtualDub is available as a free download on the website and compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows. You can also use Adobe Premiere which is available as a free trial on the Adobe website and compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.

VCF files which are related to VP HybridCAD can be opened using the VP HybridCAD application which is available on the Softelec website and compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system. You can also opt to open the file using the AutoCAD Computer Aided Design applications. AutoCAD is compatible with the Windows operating system and is available on the Autodesk website.