VIS File Extension

VIS file icon
Visual Importer Script
  • Developer
    DB Software Laboratory
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  • Popularity
    3.1 (7 votes)

What is VIS file?

VIS is a file extension commonly associated with Visual Importer Script files. Visual Importer Script specification was created by DB Software Laboratory. VIS file format is compatible with software that can be installed on Windows system platform. VIS file format, along with 359 other file formats, belongs to the Database Files category. The most popular software that supports VIS files is Visual Importer.

Programs which support VIS file extension

The following listing features VIS-compatible programs. Files with VIS suffix can be copied to any mobile device or system platform, but it may not be possible to open them properly on target system.

Programs that support VIS file

How to open file with VIS extension?

There can be multiple causes why you have problems with opening VIS files on given system. Fortunately, most common problems with VIS files can be solved without in-depth IT knowledge, and most importantly, in a matter of minutes. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.

Step 1. Get the Visual Importer

The main and most frequent cause precluding users form opening VIS files is that no program that can handle VIS files is installed on user’s system. The solution is straightforward, just download and install Visual Importer. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. The safest method of downloading Visual Importer installed is by going to developer’s website () and downloading the software using provided links.

Step 2. Check the version of Visual Importer and update if needed

If you already have Visual Importer installed on your systems and VIS files are still not opened properly, check if you have the latest version of the software. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Visual Importer cannot handle files with VIS may be that the software is outdated. The latest version of Visual Importer should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.

Step 3. Assign Visual Importer to VIS files

After installing Visual Importer (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open VIS files. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.

Change the default application in Windows

  • Right-click the VIS file and choose Open with option
  • Select Choose another app → More apps
  • Finally select Look for another app on this PC, point to the folder where Visual Importer is installed, check the Always use this app to open VIS files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button

Change the default application in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected VIS file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Proceed to the Open with section. If its closed, click the title to access available options
  • Select the appropriate software and save your settings by clicking Change all
  • A message window should appear informing that This change will be applied to all files with VIS extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection.

Step 4. Verify that the VIS is not faulty

If you followed the instructions form the previous steps yet the issue is still not solved, you should verify the VIS file in question. It is probable that the file is corrupted and thus cannot be accessed.

1. Check the VIS file for viruses or malware

Should it happed that the VIS is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. VIS file is infected with malware? Follow the steps suggested by your antivirus software.

2. Ensure the file with VIS extension is complete and error-free

Did you receive the VIS file in question from a different person? Ask him/her to send it one more time. The file might have been copied erroneously and the data lost integrity, which precludes from accessing the file. When downloading the file with VIS extension from the internet an error may occurred resulting in incomplete file. Try downloading the file again.

3. Check if the user that you are logged as has administrative privileges.

There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.

4. Check whether your system can handle Visual Importer

If the system is under havy load, it may not be able to handle the program that you use to open files with VIS extension. In this case close the other applications.

5. Ensure that you have the latest drivers and system updates and patches installed

Up-to-date system and drivers not only makes your computer more secure, but also may solve problems with Visual Importer Script file. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle VIS files.

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