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GWS file format description

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

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gws - Geosoft Workspace

The GWS gis files are related to Geosoft Oasis Montaj. GWS file is a Geosoft Workspace. Geosoft Incorporated provides geophysical and geological software and geospatial server technology for professional geoscientists involved in natural resource exploration and related earth science disciplines. Geosoft Oasis montaj is a spatial information processing and mapping software platform for exploration geophysics and geological modelling applied to resource exploration.

Geosoft Oasis Montaj
GIS files
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Geosoft Workspace related extensions:
Geonaute Keymaze Tracklog
KEA Image
GDAL Virtual Format
Idrisi Raster Format RAW Image
Idrisi Raster Format Description

.gws - Groundspeak Wherigo Save File

The GWS data files are related to Wherigo. GWS file is a Groundspeak Wherigo Save File. Wherigo is a platform that allows you to build location based GPS experiences on your computer and play them in the real world.

Data files
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Groundspeak Wherigo Save File related extensions:
Groundspeak Wherigo Backup File
Groundspeak Compiled Wherigo Cartridge
Groundspeak Wherigo Cartridge Log
Groundspeak Wherigo Cartridge Archive

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

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

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

vws, gwc, gds, gss, ges, bws, rws, hws, gwx, gsw, gs, wgs, fws, tws, nws

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Geometer Sketchpad Script
GDSII Document
SmartWare Standard View File
SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File
Groundspeak Compiled Wherigo Cartridge

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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