GBO file format description
Many people share .gbo files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .gbo file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .gbo files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.gbo - Gerber Bottom Overlay Data
The GBO data files are related to Altium. GBO file is a Gerber Bottom Overlay Data. A Gerber File is a standard file format used by printed circuit board (PCB) fabrication houses that contains information necessary for computer controlled machines to draw exact patterns for circuit boards.
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- Gerber Bottom Overlay Data related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .gbo file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gbo files. Be especially cautious with .gbo files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .gbo 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 .gbo file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
nbo, gbp, gb, bo, vbo, gbl, fbo, bgo, tbo, go, gho, gbk, rbo, gob, gno
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Genesis Bitmap Layout
- BSC Intermediate Object
- Gerber Bottom Layer Data
- Racelogic PerformanceBox ASCII Data
- Fujitsu AutoGraFX Bitmap Object
- Genesis Bitmap Pattern
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