.VP File Recovery

Have files been deleted due to a user’s error or software error? Have you formatted a disk by accident and need to know how to recover the files? Read our .VP file recovery guide for Windows, MacOS, Android and IOS in 2023.

VP File Recovery

What is a .VP file?

Encrypted file originally written in Verilog, a hardware description language (HDL) used to specify electronic system designs; stores the encrypted version of a Verilog source code file, which uses the .V extension; used for protecting intellectual property stored in plain text source code files.

What Are Common Causes of ".VP" Files Lost or Failure?

There are several common causes of ".VP" (Vice City Saved Game) files being lost or experiencing failure:

  1. Accidental deletion: Users may accidentally delete their ".VP" files while trying to clean up their computer or storage devices.
  2. File corruption: ".VP" files can become corrupted due to various reasons, such as system crashes, power outages, or improper file handling.
  3. Virus or malware infection: If a computer is infected with a virus or malware, it can corrupt or delete ".VP" files along with other data on the system.
  4. Software or hardware issues: Issues with the game itself or the hardware it is running on can cause ".VP" file failures. This could include game crashes, compatibility problems, or faulty storage devices.
  5. System updates: Sometimes, system updates or upgrades can cause compatibility issues with the game, leading to ".VP" file loss or failure.
  6. Storage device failure: If the storage device where the ".VP" files are stored (such as hard drive, SSD, or external storage) fails, it can result in the loss or corruption of the files.
  7. Human error: Mistakes made by users, such as accidental formatting of storage devices, improper file transfers, or improper shutdowns, can lead to ".VP" file loss.

It is always recommended to regularly backup important files, including game saves, to prevent loss or failure in case of any unforeseen circumstances.

How to recover lost ".VP" files?

Sometimes while working with a computer, laptop or other stationary or mobile devices, you may encounter various bugs, freezes, hardware or software failures, even in spite of regular updates and junk cleaning. As a result, an important ".VP" file may be deleted.

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By no means should you think that the only way to recover a ".VP" file is always to create it once more.

Use programs for recovering ".VP" files if a file was lost after accidental or deliberate deleting, formatting the memory card or the internal storage, cleaning the storage device, after a virus attack or a system failure.

Programs to recover ".VP" files

Looking for a way to get files back? In cases when files were deleted and they cannot be restored by using standard operating system tools, use Hetman Partition Recovery.

The tool recovers data from any devices, regardless of the cause of data loss.

Follow the directions below:

  1. Download Hetman Partition Recovery, install and start the program.

  2. The program will automatically scan the computer and display all hard disks and removable drives connected to it, as well as physical and local disks.

    File Recovery Software
  3. Double-click on the disk from which you need to recover ".VP" files, and select analysis type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Analysis Type
  4. When the scanning is over, you will be shown the files for recovery.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Files that Can be Restored
  5. To find a file you need, use the program’s interface to open the folder it was deleted from, or go to the folder "Content-Aware Analysis" and select the required file type.

    Hetman Partition Recovery - Deep Scan
  6. Select the files you have been looking for and click "Recovery".

    File Recovery Software - Files List for Recovery
  7. Choose one of the methods for saving the files and recover them.

    Saving recovered files in Hetman Partition Recovery

How to open file with ".VP" extension?

Looking for how to open a stereo verilog Encrypted Source Code File image file file?

Programs that open ".VP" files

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Additional Information

  • File type: Verilog Encrypted Source Code File

  • File extension: .VP

  • Developer: Accellera

  • Category: Encoded Files

  • Format: Binary

  • Mime-type: application/octet-stream

  • HEX: 56 50 56 50


  • File types that use the extension .VP:

    • Verilog Encrypted Source Code File

    • Volition Package File

    • Vertex Program File

    • Ventura Publication File


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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

Oleg Afonin

Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


Questions and answers

  • What is a .VP file extension and what does it typically represent?

    A .VP file extension is commonly associated with the software program "VivoActive Player" developed by Vivo Software. These files are multimedia files that contain video and audio data. The VivoActive Player was popular in the 1990s for streaming video and audio content on the internet. However, as technology evolved, this file format became less common and has been largely replaced by more modern formats like MP4 and AVI.

  • How can I open a .VP file and what software or tools are required?

    A .VP file is commonly associated with the software program "ViceVersa PRO" developed by TGRMN Software. This program is used for file synchronization, backup, and replication purposes. To open a .VP file, you will need to have ViceVersa PRO installed on your computer.

    Here are the steps to open a .VP file using ViceVersa PRO:

    1. Ensure that you have ViceVersa PRO installed on your computer. If you don't have it, you can download and install it from the official TGRMN Software website.
    2. Launch ViceVersa PRO by double-clicking on its icon or accessing it from the Start menu.
    3. Once ViceVersa PRO is open, go to the "File" menu and select "Open" or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+O.
    4. In the file dialog window, navigate to the location where the .VP file is saved.
    5. Select the .VP file you want to open and click on the "Open" button.
    6. ViceVersa PRO will now load the .VP file, and you will be able to view and work with its contents within the program.

    It's important to note that .VP files are specific to ViceVersa PRO, and they contain information related to the synchronization or backup tasks created within the software. They are not meant to be opened by any other program.

  • Are there any specific steps or instructions to follow when attempting to open a .VP file?

    A .VP file is not a standard file format, so there are no specific steps or instructions to follow for opening it. However, there are a few general approaches you can try:

    1. Identify the file type: First, try to determine what type of file the .VP extension represents. It could be a proprietary file format associated with a specific software or application. Research the software or application that created the file to find out more about its file format.
    2. Check for associated software: If you know which software or application is associated with the .VP file, make sure you have it installed on your computer. Open the software and try to open the file through the program's "Open" or "Import" option.
    3. File conversion: If you cannot find a specific software for the .VP file or if it is in an unknown format, you may try converting it to a more common file format. Various online file conversion tools are available that can help you convert the file to a different format, which might be easier to open or work with.
    4. Contact the file source: If the .VP file was received from someone else, reach out to them and ask for more information about the file format or the software used to create it. They might be able to provide you with additional instructions or a compatible viewer.
    5. Seek help from experts: If none of the above steps work, you can consult forums, communities, or support channels related to the software or file type in question. Experts or experienced users might be able to provide guidance on how to open or work with the specific .VP file you have.

    Remember to exercise caution when opening files from unknown or untrusted sources, as they may pose a security risk.

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