Steps to View VMDK Files

Kernel VMDK Viewer is a free tool to open and view VMDK files of VMware Workstations.

Kernel VMDK Viewer
Salient Features

Get an idea about the features integrated into the VMDK Viewer tool.

Open and View Corrupt/Healthy VMDK Files

Open and View Corrupt/Healthy VMDK Files This free utility allows you to open and preview normal as well as corrupted VMDK file data, such as documents, database files, and media files, without any interruption.

User-Friendly Interface

User-Friendly Interface Kernel VMDK Viewer comes with a user-friendly interface that allows even non-technical users to open and preview VMDK files.

Advanced Scanning Modes

Advanced Scanning Modes This tool has advanced scanning modes that can repair severely corrupted VMDK files and preview their content.

Search for Specific Files

Search for Specific Files Kernel VMDK viewer comes with an in-built Find option that allows you to search and open specific VMDK files.

Save the Scanning Process

Save the Scanning Process This software offers a snapshot feature that allows you to save the scanning procedure for resuming later.

Detailed Preview

Detailed Preview You can have a detailed preview of the VMDK file in the tool just by selecting the file. The items will be shown as they are on a Windows machine.

Wide Support

Wide Support Kernel VMDK Viewer is compatible with every version of VMware Workstation & VirtualBox. Also, it can be easily operated on any version of the Windows Operating System, including Windows 365/11/10/8.1/8, etc.

Save Up to 250 MB Data

Save Up to 250 MB Data Free This free version allows you to save up to 250 MB data of your VMware machine's files. You can easily select the specific 250 MB data and save it on your system. To save more data, you need to upgrade the license.

Software Prerequisites & Recommendations

About Software

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System Requirements

  • Hard Disk

    50 MB of disk space

  • Memory

    128 MB Minimum

  • Processor

    Intel® Pentium Processor compatible (x86, x64) or equivalent

  • Operating System

    Windows 365/ 11/ 10/ 8.1/ 8/ 7/ Vista/ XP/ 2000/ 98/ NT and 95, Windows Server 2016/2012/2008 R2/2008/2003 R2/2003

Software Guides


Follow the below steps to preview your VMDK files with this software.

  1. Launch the tool on your system and click the Browse button.
  2. Select the VMDK file that you want to preview.
  3. Click the Recover button to repair the file.
  4. Select the specific data to preview it in the tool.

Yes, you can open and view the content of various virtual machine platforms like VMware Workstation, ESX, ESXi, QEMU, SUSE Studio, Fusion, Norton Ghost, VirtualBox, etc.

When VMDK files get corrupt, or you’re unable to open them on any virtual machine, then Kernel for VMDK viewer helps you in opening that file.

There is no file size limit to repair and open a VMDK file with this software.

Yes, Kernel VMDK Viewer is available at no cost.

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What customers say about Kernel VMDK Viewer
rating5 (4.9 / 5) 447 Reviews
The software is trustworthy

When my VMware workstation's license was expired and my manager said that they will not renew it, then i though my information is gone forever. But, as i had saved my VMDK file, then i used this free viewer tool and checked all the data present in it. The software is trustworthy assistance in checking virtual file's data.

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