>> GCDA file

GCDA file format description

Many people share .gcda files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .gcda file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .gcda files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gcda - Gcov Data File

The GCDA development files are related to GNU Compiler Collection. GCDA file is a Gcov Data File. Gcov is a test coverage program. Use it in concert with GCC to analyze your programs to help create more efficient, faster running code and to discover untested parts of your program.

GNU Compiler Collection
Development files
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Gcov Data File related extensions:
Grammatical Framework Object
Homesite Snippet Start
CocosBuilder Export File
GNU Automake Input File
WiX Localization File
XRK Data File

Naturally, other applications may also use the .gcda file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gcda files. Be especially cautious with .gcda files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .gcda 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.

The .gcda file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

gcd, cda, gda, gca

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

General Content Descriptor
General CADD Drawing
Garmin Nuvi Software Update
CD Audio Track
DGCA Archive
Dragon Age Game Data

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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