alphabetical list of extensions

File extension .VDPROJ

File description

The .vdproj file is a Microsoft Visual Studio Setup and Deployment file used for creating Software projects in Microsoft’s Visual Studio platform. This file type supports storing the project information in a text format.

The file can also be opened with a simple text editor whenever an Integrated Development environment is not avialble for development. This file type is used to create software projects. The final result of these projects is usually in the form of an MSI or EXE file. The .vdproj file handles configuration and build path settings. The .vdproj replaced the previous .VDP file. 

Description of the problem
If you have on your computer a .VDPROJ file that you cannot open, you are in exactly the same situation as thousands of other people who have similar problems with this or any other unknown file.

There may be several reasons why you cannot open the file with .VDPROJ extension. Directly on this website you can find a solution of the most common problem with the .VDPROJ file – that you do not have on your computer the appropriate program to open the file.
From the list below, select the appropriate program, install it and double click on the icon of a file that did not want to open - the problem with the .VDPROJ file extension should be solved. However, if this does not happen, go back to the website to learn about other possible causes of the error, which have been described at the bottom of the website.
Developer Files
Last updated
June 26, 2015
File name: Visual Studio Setup and Deployment Project
Programs that will open this file:
Visual Studio Visual Studio
The .VDPROJ file extension can correspond to several not related file formats. If there is more than one file format with the .VDPROJ extension, you will probably find most of them at this website. Remember that you need to download a program to support a particular file type. So first look through the entire contents of the website to select a program to support just the file you have.

Other possible reasons why your .VDPROJ file does not want to open

In addition to the problem described above, i.e. the lack of the appropriate application to support the .VDPROJ file, there may be several reasons that cause problems with opening and operation of the data format:

1. Incorrect version of the installed application

A quite common problem is the lack of application in the appropriate version. Even if you have an application, with the help of which you should open the .VDPROJ file, you may have a problem with it because of its version. Perhaps in previous versions the application has not yet supported the .VDPROJ file, so download the update and check again.

2. Incorrect .VDPROJ file association with the program

If you have already installed the appropriate application, and it is the correct version, the file may not open correctly, because the operating system does not have information that this program supports the file. So you need to "show" which program the computer should use. To do this:

  • Right-click the .VDPROJ file
  • Go to the "Open with" - then "Choose default program ..."
  • Locate the appropriate application
  • Click "OK"

3. The file is corrupt

It also happens that the file you want to open is corrupt and therefore there is no such possibility. In this situation, you should find its different version, or ask a person from whom you got, to send it again.