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GSD file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gsd - Profibus Generic Station Description

The GSD document files are related to Profibus GSD Editor. GSD file is a Profibus Generic Station Description File. A Profibus-DP master can exchange data with various slave stations. In order to identify various slave stations safely and conveniently, it is necessary to obtain the technical data of slave stations. The file where the technical data is described is called Generic Station Description File (GSD).

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

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

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

gss, gsf, ged, tsd, gd, fsd, gds, sgd, gcd, rsd, bsd, gxd, gsw, gsc, sd

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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Operating systems

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