.VLT File Extension

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

  1. WinVault File Archive
  2. VLC Media Player Skin File

1. WinVault File Archive

WinVault File Archive
  • Developer WinVault
  • Popularity
    4.6 (20 votes)
  • Category Encoded Files
  • Format N/A

Secure container format (referred to as a "vault") that stores data encrypted with AES encryption; after files have been added to the vault, the file is secured with a password; may be opened by using WinVault's File→Extract option and providing the correct password.

Software's name License Platforms
WinVault WinVault Windows

Updated: September 27, 2007

2. VLC Media Player Skin File

VLC Media Player Skin File

A VLT file is a skin used to change the appearance of VideoLAN VLC media player, a popular multimedia playback program. It contains .PNG files, .TTF font files, and an .XML file describing the skin's structure and layout. Many VLT files are available from VideoLAN's website.

If you want to edit the skin a VLT file contains, you can so so by opening the file in VideoLAN VLC Skin Editor (Windows, Linux).

How do I apply a skin to VLC media player?

To use a VLT file as a VLC media player skin, you must first place the file in the program's skins folder:

  • Windows: C:/Program Files/VideoLAN/VLC/skins
  • Linux: ~/.local/share/vlc/skins2

Then, open VLC media player and select Tools → Preferences. On the Interface Settings screen, select the Use custom skin radio button. Then, select Choose and navigate to and open your VLT file. Finally, close and re-open VLC media player to finish applying your skin.

Software's name License Platforms
VideoLAN VLC media player VideoLAN VLC media player Open Source AndroidChrome OSiOSLinuxMacWindows
VideoLAN VLC Skin Editor VideoLAN VLC Skin Editor Free LinuxWindows

Updated: May 28, 2021

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