.VBPROJ File Extension

There are 2 file types use the .VBPROJ file extension:

  1. Visual Studio Visual Basic.NET Project
  2. Visual Studio Visual Basic Project

1. Visual Studio Visual Basic.NET Project

Visual Studio Visual Basic.NET Project

A VBPROJ file is a Visual Basic.NET project created in Microsoft Visual Studio. It is an XML file that defines the project's content, platform requirements, versioning information, and web server or database server settings. Developers compile VBPROJ files using MSBuild (the Microsoft Build Engine).

VBPROJ files are meant to be opened and edited in Microsoft Visual Studio (Windows, Mac) as part of Visual Studio projects. However, because VBPROJ files are XML files, you can open and edit them in any text or source code editor.

Software's name License Platforms
Microsoft Visual Studio Microsoft Visual Studio Commercial Windows
Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac Free Mac

Updated: May 28, 2021

2. Visual Studio Visual Basic Project

Visual Studio Visual Basic Project

Visual Basic project file created with Microsoft Visual Studio; saved in an XML format and contains information about the project, such as the application platform, version, and related files.

NOTE: Some projects created with earlier versions of MS Visual Studio may not be recognized by Visual Studio 2008. If this happens, it may be possible to update the VBPROJ file by running the Visual Basic Upgrade Wizard (vbu.exe) included with Visual Studio.

Software's name License Platforms
Microsoft Visual Studio Microsoft Visual Studio Commercial Windows

Updated: April 21, 2009

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