>> GERBER file

GERBER file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gbr - Gerber Format Document

The GBR document files are related to Ucamco Format Converters. GBR file is a Gerber Format Document. The Gerber Format is the de facto standard for CAD to CAM data transfer in the PCB industry.

Ucamco Format Converters
Document files
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Gerber Format Document related extensions:
Type3 Design
DoubleCAD Document
TurboCAD Mac Drawing
DesignCAD Document
TurboCAD Mac Drawing
TurboCAD Template

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

Can't open a .gerber 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.

Operating systems

DataTypes.net 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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