User Directory

VIDA stores user specific information in a user writable local directory on the computer running the application. Contained in this directory are the user’s application settings (VIDA.ini), preferences (preferences.oeb), journal file (, and a cached copy of the license file (oe_license.txt).

The location of the user directory is specific to the operating system, the details of which are listed below:

Linux / Unix




Microsoft Windows 10


The user directory can be accessed from within VIDA by clicking on the “Open User Directory” option within the Help menu.