GFN file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gfn - Gretl Function Package

The GFN other files are related to Gretl. The GFN file is a Gretl Function Package. Gretl is a free, open-source, cross-platform software package for econometric analysis, written in the C programming language.

Other files
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Gretl Function Package related extensions:
Gretl Data
Gretl Binary Data
Gretl Script
Gretl Text Data

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

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

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

bfn, ffn, fn, gbn, gcn, gdn, gen, gf, gfb, gfg, gfh, gfm, ggn, gn, gnf

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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