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GCF file format description

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

4 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gcf - Steam Game Cache File

The GCF archive files are related to Steam. GCF file is a Steam Game Cache File. Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. GCF's are the name of the single files in which Steam games are stored and official content is downloaded.

Archive files
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Steam Game Cache File related extensions:
Steam Application Cache Data
Valve Steam Cache Data
Steam Crash Data
Steam Client Game Backup Data
Steam Client Dump Data
Steam Last Data

.gcf - GameExchange2 Camera Data

The GCF data files are related to GameExchange-2. GLF file is a GameExchange2 Camera Data. GameExchange2 is a verbose file format that can potentially convey any sort of 3D scene data and related information.

Data files
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GameExchange2 Camera Data related extensions:
GameExchange2 Animation
GameExchange2 Light Data
GameExchange2 Material Data
GameExchange2 RAW Object
GameExchange2 Scene List
GameExchange2 Skeleton Data

.gcf - WinXComp Grouped Compressed Data

The GCF archive files are related to WinXComp. GCF file is a WinXComp Grouped Compressed Data. WinXComp is a compression tool developed by OptionSoft. The WinXComp seems to be no longer supported.

Archive files
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WinXComp Grouped Compressed Data related extensions:
FrogTeacher Folder Package
TeamSpeak 3 Icon Package
HPXView Binary Event Log Archive
Panda3D Archive
FilZip Encrypted Archive
Microsoft Entourage Archive

.gcf - Greeting Card Creator Project

The GCF project files are related to ArcSoft Greeting Card Creator. GCF file is a Greeting Card Creator Project. Greeting Card Creator is an easy-to-use greeting card creator software developed by ArcSoft.

ArcSoft Greeting Card Creator
Project files
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Greeting Card Creator Project related extensions:
MosASCII Graphics Library
IBM Rational Robot Project
PrintShop Deluxe Project
FactoryLink Project
WordCast Project
Rank Tracker Project

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

Can't open a .gcf 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 .gcf file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bcf, cf, cgf, fcf, gc, gcb, gcc, gcd, gcg, gcr, gct, gcv, gdf, gf, gfc

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Bioware Generic File Format
General CADD Drawing

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

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

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