.ovf

File Type Open Virtualization File IconOpen Virtualization File
File Format Standard (developed by VMware)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

OVF files describe virtual machines using the Open Virtualization Format Specification. They are saved in a text format and are vendor and platform independent.

OVF files are also called descriptor files and are recognized by VMware software.

Open With
Windows

IconVMware Workstation

IconVMware OVF Tool

IconOracle VM VirtualBox

macOS

IconVMware OVF Tool

IconVMware Fusion

IconOracle VM VirtualBox

Unix

IconVMware Workstation

IconVMware OVF Tool

IconOracle VM VirtualBox

Updated June 29, 2009
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