VCF is a Vcard (electronic business cards) file format. It contains name, address information, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.
What’s the information included in VCF files?
VCF is the commonly-used filename extension for vCards. vCard is a file format standard for electronic business cards. They can contain name and address information, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, URLs, logos, photographs, etc.
Programs support VCF files
vCard standard is widely supported by both Internet e-mail (web mail) and e-mail clients. Many web mail service and email clients allow you to export and import your VCF files, such as Gmail, Outlook, Mac Address Book, Windows Address Book and so on. You can refer to this tutorial to export Gmail contacts as VCF file.
Similar Contact File Formats to VCF
VCF files are one of the most popular files to store your contacts. There are other similar files too, such as the most notable CSV files. Many address book from webmail providers or email clients should support both VCF and CSV files.
Import Contacts from VCF to Mobile phones
VCF contact files are widely accepted by all kinds of smart phones as well. VCF file is compact and easy to transfer between mobile phones through email or other file sharing services. For example, you can transfer VCF contacts to Android phones, or transfer contacts to iPhone through VCF, etc.