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GOCAD file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gocad - GOCAD ASCII Data

The GOCAD data files are related to GOCAD. GOCAD file is a GOCAD ASCII Data. GOCAD is a program specifically written for the oil and gas industry so it has many data types that are tailored for geologic use.

Data files
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GOCAD ASCII Data related extensions:
Min‐U‐Script Xpress Data File
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Alphacam 2D/3D Mill Param Macro
WinOrbit Observer Database
Diploma Question File

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

Can't open a .gocad 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

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

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