GEM file format description
Many people share .gem files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .gem file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .gem files.
3 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.gem - GEM Metafile
The GEM graphic files are related to XnView. GEM file is a GEM Metafile. GEM (Graphical Environment Manager) was Digital Research's GUI (or a WIMP in the original), written in the 1980s. GEM is known primarily as the graphical user interface (GUI) for the Atari ST series of computers, and was also supplied with a series of IBM PC-compatible computers from Amstrad.
.gem - Amulet GEMstudio Project
The GEM project files are related to Amulet GEMstudio. GEM file is an Amulet GEMstudio Project. GEMstudio is used to create the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and program the Amulet module. The Amulet module is a touch screen LCD device.
.gem - RubyGems Gem Package
The GEM archive files are related to RubyGems. GEM file is a RubyGems Gem Package. The RubyGems software allows you to easily download, install, and use ruby software packages on your system. Ruby is a dynamic, reflective, object-oriented, general-purpose programming language.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .gem file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gem files. Be especially cautious with .gem files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .gem 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 .gem file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
bem, egm, em, fem, g3m, gdm, gek, gel, gen, gfm, gm, gme, grm, gsm, gwm
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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