GEN file format description
Many people share .gen files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .gen file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .gen files.
4 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.gen - ArcView Ungenerate File
The GEN gis files are related to ESRI ArcGIS Desktop. GEN file is an ArcView Ungenerate File. ArcView is full-featured GIS software for visualizing, analyzing, creating, and managing data with a geographic component.
- ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
- GIS files
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- ArcView Ungenerate File related extensions:
.gen - GenStat Command File
The GEN document files are related to GenStat. GEN file is a GenStat Command File. GenStat is a general statistical package, early versions were developed for large mainframe computers.
.gen - Linguistic Tree Constructor Generic File
The GEN data files are related to Linguistic Tree Constructor. GEN file is a Linguistic Tree Constructor Generic File. Linguistic Tree Constructor (LTC) is a free program for building linguistic syntax trees from text.
- Linguistic Tree Constructor
- Data files
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- Linguistic Tree Constructor Generic File related extensions:
.gen - OpenMap General Information Data
The GEN gis files are related to OpenMap. GEN file is an OpenMap General Information Data. OpenMap is an Open Source JavaBeans-based programmer's toolkit. Using OpenMap, you can quickly build applications and applets that access data from legacy databases and applications.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .gen file extension. Even harmful programs can create .gen files. Be especially cautious with .gen files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .gen 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 .gen file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
ben, hen, gne, gem, gdn, fen, egn, ten, gsn, gfn, geb, g3n, en
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- Granny 3D Document
- Daqarta External Gain Data
- Backup Copy File
- HEN Project
- GEM Metafile
- Forsyth–Edwards Notation Data
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