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GST file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gst - MapInfo Geoset

GST file is a MapInfo Geoset. MapInfo is a mapping and geographic analysis application. Geosets are files (ending in .GST) that contain information about a set of layers.

.gst file format description:
GST format
MapInfo Professional
GIS files
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MapInfo Geoset related links:
MapInfo Geoset related extensions:
MapInfo Multi-Resolution Raster Map
MapInfo Table Document
MapInfo Professional Workspace
MapInfo Professional Additional Workspace Data

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

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

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

sgt, bst, nst, gxt, gts, gsy, gsh, gsf, vst, get, st, fst, rst, hst, gwt

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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