G-CODE file format description
Many people share .g-code files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .g-code file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .g-code files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.gcode - G-code Code
The GCODE data files are related to CAMotics. GCODE file is a G-code Code. G-code is the common name for the most widely used numerical control (NC) programming language. It is used mainly in computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) to control automated machine tools (CNC machines, 3D printers).
- Data files
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- g-code, gco, gcod
- G-code Code related extensions:
- G-code Code
Naturally, other applications may also use the .g-code file extension. Even harmful programs can create .g-code files. Be especially cautious with .g-code files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .g-code file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .g-code file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- G-code Code
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