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GXW file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.gxw - GRASS GIS Workspace File

The GXW gis files are related to GRASS GIS. GXW file is a GRASS GIS Workspace File. GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a free and open source Geographic Information System (GIS) software suite used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics and maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization.

GIS files
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GRASS GIS Workspace File related extensions:
World Magnetic Model Data
Geoconcept GIS Add-on
Garmin Forerunner Tracklog
Idrisi Vector Documentation
Idrisi Vector Image
Idrisi Vector

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

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

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

gx, fxw, rxw, gxs, gxa, gwx, gsw, gcw, txw, hxw, gxd, gw, gdw

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

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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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