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GTO file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gto - Gerber Top Overlay Data

The GTO data files are related to Altium. GTO file is a Gerber Top Overlay Data. A Gerber File is a standard file format used by printed circuit board (PCB) fabrication houses that contains information necessary for computer controlled machines to draw exact patterns for circuit boards.

Data files
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Gerber Top Overlay Data related extensions:
Gerber Aperture Data
Gerber Inner Routing Layer 1 Data
Gerber Bottom Layer Data
Gerber Bottom Overlay Data
Gerber Bottom Paste Mask Data
Gerber Bottom Solder Mask Data

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

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

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

gtp, gtl, bto, vto, tgo, nto, gtk, gt, go, gfo, tto, rto, hto, gti, gro

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Gimp Tool Preset
Gerber Top Layer Data
Guitar Pro Tabulature
Gerber Top Paste Mask Data
Bryce Tree Object
ParaView VTK HyperOctree Data

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