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.VWX File Extension

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File TypeVectorworks Design File

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CategoryCAD Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.


2D or 3D design created with Vectorworks CAD software; created by Vectorworks 2008 and later; may contain two-dimensional drafting images or three-dimensional models.

More Information

The Vectorworks suite includes the following programs:

  • Designer - a multipurpose design solution
  • Architect - for creating architectural designs
  • Landmark - for site and landscape design
  • Spotlight - a lighting design and simulation program
  • Machine Design - for creating machine parts and mechanical systems
  • Fundamentals - a flexible 3D modeling program
  • RenderWorks - renders designs created Vectorworks software
NOTE: The VWX format was introduced with Vectorworks 2008 and cannot be opened by Vectorworks 12.5 or earlier.

Program(s) that open .VWX files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Nemetschek Vectorworks
Mac OS X LogoMac
Nemetschek Vectorworks
Updated 5/16/2012