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:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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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