GEF file format description
Many people share .gef files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .gef file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .gef files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.gef - Geotechnical Exchange Format File
The GEF data files are related to GEFplot. GEF file is a Geotechnical Exchange Format File. GEF (Geotechnical Exchange Format) is a general language structure for storing and transferring geotechnical information. The GEFplot seems to be no longer supported.
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .gef file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gef files. Be especially cautious with .gef files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .gef 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 .gef file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
gwf, ger, ef, gsf, egf, bef, grf, gfe, gev, ged, vef, gdf, ref, fef, hef
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Benthic Golden Data File
- Diploma Exam File
- OpenMap Geo Reference Data
- GEMPAK Map File
- Elmer Geometry File
- z-Tree GameSafe Data
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