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GTF file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gtf - Gene Transfer Format File

GTF file is a General Feature Format File. The Gene transfer format (GTF) is a file format used to hold information about gene structure. It is a tab-delimited text format based on the general feature format (GFF), but contains some additional conventions specific to gene information.

.gtf file format description:
GTF format
Integrated Genome Browser
Data files
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Gene Transfer Format File related links:
Gene Transfer Format File related extensions:
BED Genome Annotation Track
General Feature Format File
Wiggle Genome Track Data

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

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

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

rtf, ftf, htf, gtr, gte, gtc, gt, ytf, ghf, ttf, gft, tf, gf, ntf, gtt

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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