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:
.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:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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, bws, rws, hws, gwx, gsw, gs, wgs, fws, tws, nws, gwz, gwe
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- GDSII Document
- SmartWare Standard View File
- SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File
- Groundspeak Compiled Wherigo Cartridge
- VeriWave WaveTest Sequence Data
- BlindWrite Sub Channel Data
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