GCD file format description
Many people share .gcd files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .gcd file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .gcd files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.gcd - General Content Descriptor
The GCD document files are related to Notepad. GCD file is a General Content Descriptor. GCD file is similar to a JAD file. While a JAD describes a J2ME MIDlet for download, a GCD describes downloads like ringtones and pictures. The GCD file does not contain the actual content.
- Document files
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- General Content Descriptor related extensions:
.gcd - General CADD Drawing
The GCD data files are related to General CADD. GCD file is a General CADD Drawing. General CADD is a Windows OS based computer program that allows you to easily and accurately draw anything you might normally draw with a pencil and paper using your Windows computer instead.
- General CADD
- Data files
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- General CADD Drawing related extensions:
.gcd - Garmin Nuvi Software Update
The GCD data files are related to Garmin Nuvi. GCD file is a Garmin Nuvi Software Update. The Garmin Nuvi is a personal navigation unit equipped with a global positioning system (GPS) receiver.
- Garmin Nuvi
- Data files
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- Garmin Nuvi Software Update related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .gcd file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gcd files. Be especially cautious with .gcd files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .gcd 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 .gcd file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
gcv, ycd, fcd, gsd, gdd, gd, vcd, cgd, gvd, bcd, gfd, gdc, gcx, gcr, tcd
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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