.VCD File Extension

There are 4 file types use the .VCD file extension:

  1. FarStone Virtual Drive
  2. Virtual CD
  3. Valve Choreography Data File
  4. Value Change Dump File

1. FarStone Virtual Drive

FarStone Virtual Drive

Copy of a CD or unprotected DVD saved as a compressed image, or virtual disc; can be run in place of the original disc in any one of up to 23 virtual drives.

Software's name License Platforms
EZB Systems UltraISO EZB Systems UltraISO Commercial Windows
FarStone VirtualDrive 16 Pro FarStone VirtualDrive 16 Pro Paid Windows

Updated: May 28, 2021

2. Virtual CD

Virtual CD

A VCD file is a disc image of a CD or DVD and is recognized by Windows as an actual disc, even though the data is on the hard drive. VCD files allow CDs and DVDs to be used without requiring physical drives and is useful for mounting discs on network computers.

If you receive a VCD file, you can open it with select CD and DVD burning and ripping programs, such as H+H Software Virtual CD, Roxio Popcorn, Roxio Toast, and Roxio Creator NXT Pro. VCD files can also be played with the free MPlayer.

Software's name License Platforms
HH Software Virtual CD HH Software Virtual CD Commercial Windows
MPlayer MPlayer Open Source LinuxMacWindows
Roxio Creator Roxio Creator Commercial Windows
Roxio Popcorn Roxio Popcorn Commercial Mac
Roxio Toast Roxio Toast Commercial Mac
WinMount International WinMount WinMount International WinMount Commercial Windows

Updated: September 1, 2017

3. Valve Choreography Data File

Valve Choreography Data File
  • Developer Valve
  • Popularity
    3.2 (20 votes)
  • Category Data Files
  • Format Text

File used by the Valve Source game engine; created by the Faceposer tool, which is included with the Source SDK; saves facial expressions, lip-syncs, and motion sequences for actors in the scene; often used for scripting cutscenes.

VCD files are saved in an XML-like text format.

Software's name License Platforms
Valve Source SDK Valve Source SDK Free Windows

Updated: May 29, 2012

4. Value Change Dump File

Value Change Dump File
  • Developer N/A
  • Popularity
    3.0 (20 votes)
  • Category Data Files
  • Format N/A

Data dump generated by logic simulation programs and saved in a text format; contains header information, variable definitions, and value changes for specified variables; value changes are given in scalar or vector format, based on the type of variable.

Software's name License Platforms
Altera Quartus II   —  Discontinued Altera Quartus II  —  Discontinued Free Trial LinuxWindows
GTKWave GTKWave Linux

Updated: January 17, 2008

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