VNT File Extension

VNT file icon
Mobile Phone VNote Format
  • Developer
    Sony Ericsson
  • Category
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    3.3 (7 votes)

What is VNT file?

VNT files store notes taken with an smartphone app, saved in text format. VNT files can be encrypted to prevent access by unprivileged users. Contents of VNT files can be viewed using any text editor; notes are stored based on the following data scheme:

  • Tag marking the beginning of a note – BEGIN:VNOTE
  • Tag marking the end of a note – END:VNOTE
  • Encoding information,
  • Creation and last modification dates,
  • Document class.

VNT file format were used by Samsung and Sony Ericsson cell phones. Many dedicated smartphones apps exist that can convert VNT files into full-fledged notes.

Programs which support VNT file extension

Below you will find an index of software programs that can be used to open VNT files divided into 3 categories according to system platform supported. Files with VNT extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.

Programs that support VNT file

Updated: 10/30/2019

How to open file with VNT extension?

Problems with accessing VNT may be due to various reasons. What is important, all common issues related to files with VNT extension can be resolved by the users themselves. The process is quick and doesn’t involve an IT expert. We have prepared a listing of which will help you resolve your problems with VNT files.

Step 1. Download and install Windows Notepad

Install software to open VNT file Problems with opening and working with VNT files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with VNT files being present on your machine. This issue can be addressed by downloading and installing Windows Notepad or different compatible program, such as TextEdit, MemoBlock, Samsung S Memo. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. One of the most risk-free method of downloading software is using links provided by official distributors. Visit Windows Notepad website and download the installer.

Step 2. Update Windows Notepad to the latest version

Update software that support file extension VNTIf the problems with opening VNT files still occur even after installing Windows Notepad, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Windows Notepad is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. The reason that Windows Notepad cannot handle files with VNT may be that the software is outdated. The most recent version of Windows Notepad is backward compatible and can handle file formats supported by older versions of the software.

Step 3. Associate Mobile Phone VNote Format files with Windows Notepad

After installing Windows Notepad (the most recent version) make sure that it is set as the default application to open VNT files. The method is quite simple and varies little across operating systems.

Associate software with VNT file on Windows

The procedure to change the default program in Windows

  • Right-click the VNT 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 Windows Notepad is installed, check the Always use this app to open VNT files box and conform your selection by clicking OK button
Associate software with VNT file on Mac

The procedure to change the default program in Mac OS

  • By clicking right mouse button on the selected VNT file open the file menu and choose Information
  • Find the Open with option – click the title if its hidden
  • Select Windows Notepad and click Change for all...
  • Finally, a This change will be applied to all files with VNT extension message should pop-up. Click Continue button in order to confirm your choice.

Step 4. Check the VNT for errors

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

Check VNT file for viruses
1. The VNT may be infected with malware – make sure to scan it with an antivirus tool.

Should it happed that the VNT is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. Scan the VNT file as well as your computer for malware or viruses. If the scanner detected that the VNT file is unsafe, proceed as instructed by the antivirus program to neutralize the threat.

2. Check whether the file is corrupted or damaged

If the VNT file was sent to you by someone else, ask this person to resend the file to you. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. When downloading the file with VNT 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. Make sure that the system has sufficient resources to run Windows Notepad

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

5. Check if you have the latest updates to the operating system and drivers

Latest versions of programs and drivers may help you solve problems with Mobile Phone VNote Format files and ensure security of your device and operating system. Outdated drivers or software may have caused the inability to use a peripheral device needed to handle VNT files.

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