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
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.
- .gcda file format description:
- GCDA format
- GNU Compiler Collection
- Development files
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- Gcov Data File related links:
- Gcov Data File related extensions:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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:
cda, gda, gca, gcd
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- CD Audio Track
- DGCA Archive
- General Content Descriptor
- General CADD Drawing
- Dragon Age Game Data
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