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GD1 file format description

Many people share .gd1 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .gd1 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .gd1 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gdd - Gerber Drill Drawing Data

The GDD data files are related to Altium. GDD file is a Gerber Drill Drawing 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.

Data files
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gd1, gd2, gd3
Gerber Drill Drawing Data related extensions:
Gerber Aperture Data
Gerber Inner Routing Layer 1 Data
Gerber Bottom Layer Data
Gerber Bottom Overlay Data
Gerber Bottom Paste Mask Data
Gerber Bottom Solder Mask Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .gd1 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gd1 files. Be especially cautious with .gd1 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .gd1 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 .gd1 file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

bd1, d1, dg1, fd1, g1, gc1, gd, gdl, gdq, gdw, gr1, gs1, gw1, gx1, rd1

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Show Partner Graphics Data
Gerber Inner Routing Layer 1 Data
Teledisk Floppy Image
X Operations Data
STK Database Update Information
Progress OpenEdge Database

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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