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.VEC File Extension

File Type 1CX-Designer Shape File

DeveloperOMRON
Popularity
2.8 (5 Votes)
CategoryVector Image Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

What is a VEC file?

Vector shape used by CX-Designer, a program used for designing the screen interface for OMRON's Programmable Terminals (PTs); saves a shape that can act as a graphic on the screen.

More Information

You can create new shapes through CX-Designer's Library window. Right click any drawn shape or imported image and choose "Register Shape File" to include it as a VEC file in the Library.

NOTE: OMRON PTs are used for controlling machines through a touch screen interface.

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Programs that open VEC files
Updated 10/5/2012

File Type 2Orbiter Vector Map File

DeveloperMartin Schweiger
Popularity
2.0 (2 Votes)
CategoryData Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

.VEC File Association 2

File used by Orbiter, a free space flight simulation program; defines a vector map, which is used for displaying space object shapes (e.g., planets); saved in a plain text format and is located in the \Config\...\Data\ directory of the Orbiter installation.

Programs that open VEC files
Windows
Orbiter
Any text editor
Updated 10/5/2012

File Type 3Vectrex Game ROM File

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
2.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryGame Files
FormatBinary

Binary

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

.VEC File Association 3

A VEC file is a game ROM file used by Vectrex emulators, which can play Vectrex games as if they were run on the original system. It contains a copy of the game data dumped from the original game cartridge.

More Information

VEC files are used by a variety of emulators to play older Vectrex games on computers. Some Vectrex emulators that can open VEC files include MESS, Vecx, and OpenEmu.

Vectrex is a video game console originally released in 1982 by General Consumer Electronics and then by Milton Bradley Company from 1983 to 1984. Vectrex game titles include Berzerk, Armor Attack, Scramble, Space Wars, Star Castle, Rip-Off, Web Wars, and Starhawk.

Programs that open VEC files
Windows
MESS
ParaJVE
Mac
OpenEmu
ParaJVE
Vecx
Linux
ParaJVE
Updated 3/13/2018

File Type 4IDRISI Vector File

DeveloperIDRISI
Popularity
1.0 (1 Vote)
CategoryGIS Files
FormatText and Binary

Text and Binary

This file is saved in a plain text format or a binary format. If in a plain text format, it can be viewed with a text editor.

.VEC File Association 4

GIS file created in IDRISI's vector (VEC) format; used for storing shapes and drawing them as maps or map features; supports points, lines, and polygons and may be stored in an ASCII text format or a binary format.

More Information

VEC files should also have an accompanying .DVC file that is required to view the data.

Programs that open VEC files
Updated 10/5/2012

About VEC Files

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