File Type Generic IconValve Material File
File Format Proprietary (Valve)
Usage Open manually; may be referenced by an application
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

Material that can be applied to a two-dimensional surface of an object created with Valve's Source engine; contains information that the Source engine uses to visually, physically, and aurally simulate the surface.

Each VMT file includes the texture name, surface type, and shading parameters. It may also includes fallback information (for surfaces that cannot be rendered), and proxies (which change the material's rendering properties.

VMT stands for "Valve Material Type."

Open With

IconValve Source SDK



Updated January 29, 2015