File Extension VCS

.VCS File

File extension: VCS
File type: File


Notes about the VCS file extension:



To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps" and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.

The VCS file type is primarily associated with 'vCalendar'. vCalendar defines a transport and platform-independent format for exchanging calendaring and scheduling information in an easy, automated, and consistent manner. Also a Palm vCal Desktop Application. (Also, used by iCalendar on the Mac.)

Detailed information for file extension VCS:


Primary association: vCalendar
Mime type: application/hbs-vcs, text/calendar, text/x-vcalendar
Identifying characters Hex: 42 45 47 49 4E 3A , ASCII: BEGIN:
Program ID: vcsfile , PalmDesktop.VCal
Related links: Internet Mail Consortium vCalendar Info

Other applications associated with file type VCS:

File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




To change file associations press Windows Key + X and then Apps and Features > Default apps > Choose default apps by file type. Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .VCS

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: PalmDesktop.VCal
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Palm\Palm.exe /FileExt

ProgramID: vcsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\wkscal.exe /vcal %1

ProgramID: vcsfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI1933~1\Office\OUTLOOK.EXE /vcal %1

ProgramID: OrganizerVcvVcsFile
EXEFile: c:\lotus\organize\VcViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: VisCD.Search
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Visual CD\VisCD.exe /o %1

ProgramID: Data Loader2.Document
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Sharp\download.exe

ProgramID: Outlook.File.vcs
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\MI3369~1\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE /vcal

ProgramID: vCalendarfile
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Oracle\Calendar\OCal.exe vCal -file

ProgramID: PCSuiteCalendarView
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nokia\Nokia PC Suite 7\CommunicationCentre.exe {e22afcec-f907-493e-8a8a-737f32ecc07d} 1


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