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Details of extension .gen

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .gen file extension.

We'll explain what exactly a .gen file format is and how you can use it. If you're interested in learning more details about this type of file, we'll show you where to find them. And if you ever need to convert .gen files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the 11 file formats associated with this file extension!

Contents

  1. dBase Application Generator Compiled Template
  2. Ventura Publisher Generated Text Data
  3. OpenMap General Information Data
  4. Linguistic Tree Constructor Generic File
  5. GenStat Command File
  6. PLINK Oxford Genotype Data
  7. Generations Embroidery Software Design
  8. Daqarta Signal Generator Data
  9. ToGenBank Data
  10. ArcView Ungenerate File
  11. Chromeleon Generic Driver Configuration

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dBase Application Generator Compiled Template

gen file - dBase Application Generator Compiled Template
The GEN file belongs to the Development category and works with dBase, being used as a dBase Application Generator Compiled Template. dBase is a widely used database management system (DBMS) for computers. The developer is still actively supporting the dBase, likely. Our data shows that dBase uses 30 more file types.
Application: dBase
Program name: -
Category: Development files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.bak Microsoft SQL Server Database Backup
.sqlplan Microsoft SQL Server Database Plan
.tps Clarion TopSpeed Database
.app dBase Application Generator Object

Ventura Publisher Generated Text Data

gen file - Ventura Publisher Generated Text Data
The GEN file belongs to the Data category and works with Corel Ventura, being used as a Ventura Publisher Generated Text Data. Ventura Publisher was a professional page layout and document composition system. The developer is still actively supporting the Corel Ventura, likely. Our data shows that Corel Ventura uses 24 more file types.
Application: Corel Ventura
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.vmf Corel Ventura Publisher Font Data
.75 Corel Ventura Publisher 75dpi Font
.otl Ventura Publisher Type Foundry Outline Editor Data
.85 Corel Ventura Publisher 85dpi Font

OpenMap General Information Data

gen file - OpenMap General Information Data
The GEN file belongs to the GIS category and works with OpenMap, being used as an OpenMap General Information Data. OpenMap is an Open Source JavaBeans-based programmer's toolkit. Using OpenMap, you can quickly build applications and applets that access data from legacy databases and applications. The developer is still actively supporting the OpenMap, likely. Our data shows that OpenMap uses 4 more file types.
Application: OpenMap
Program name: -
Category: GIS files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.sou OpenMap Source Data
.qal OpenMap Quality Data
.ger OpenMap Geo Reference Data
.img OpenMap Raster Geo Data

Linguistic Tree Constructor Generic File

gen file - Linguistic Tree Constructor Generic File
The GEN file belongs to the Data category and works with Linguistic Tree Constructor, being used as a Linguistic Tree Constructor Generic File. Linguistic Tree Constructor (LTC) is a free program for building linguistic syntax trees from text. The developer is still actively supporting the Linguistic Tree Constructor, likely. Our data shows that Linguistic Tree Constructor uses 2 more file types.
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.ltc Linguistic Tree Constructor Data
.ltcx Linguistic Tree Constructor XML Data

GenStat Command File

gen file - GenStat Command File
The GEN file belongs to the Document category and works with GenStat, being used as a GenStat Command File. GenStat is a general statistical package, early versions were developed for large mainframe computers. The developer is still actively supporting the GenStat, likely. Our data shows that GenStat uses 4 more file types.
Application: GenStat
Program name: -
Category: Document files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.gsh GenStat Spreadsheet
.gwb GenStat Book
.glk GenStat ODBC Export Link
.gmf GenStat Data

PLINK Oxford Genotype Data

gen file - PLINK Oxford Genotype Data
The GEN file belongs to the Data category and works with PLINK, being used as a PLINK Oxford Genotype Data. PLINK is a free, open-source whole genome association analysis toolset, designed to perform a range of basic, large-scale analyses in a computationally efficient manner. The developer is still actively supporting the PLINK, likely. Our data shows that PLINK uses 47 more file types.
Application: PLINK
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.ped PLINK Pedigree and Genotype Table
.qassoc PLINK Quantitative Trait Association Test Report Data
.homog PLINK Homogeneity Test Report Data
.mibs PLINK Identity-by-state Matrix Data

Generations Embroidery Software Design

gen file - Generations Embroidery Software Design
The GEN file belongs to the Document category and works with Generations Embroidery Software, being used as a Generations Embroidery Software Design. Generations is an embroidery design software for Microsoft Windows. The developer is still actively supporting the Generations Embroidery Software, likely. Based on our current information, Generations Embroidery Software does not use other file types.
Program name: -
Category: Document files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.slt Senlab Template
.zad ZadGen Document
.apa AlfaPad Notes Organizer Document
.bmm FX AccuCharts Market Watch Document

Daqarta Signal Generator Data

gen file - Daqarta Signal Generator Data
The GEN file belongs to the Data category and works with Daqarta, being used as a Daqarta Signal Generator Data. Daqarta is a general-purpose Data AcQuisition And Real-Time Analysis system. Daqarta turns your Windows sound card into a precision laboratory instrument, loaded with advanced features. The developer is still actively supporting the Daqarta, likely. Our data shows that Daqarta uses 13 more file types.
Application: Daqarta
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.cal Daqarta Calibration Data
.jxt Daqarta Juxt Data
.usr Daqarta User Units Data
.crv Daqarta Curve Data

ToGenBank Data

gen file - ToGenBank Data
The GEN file belongs to the Data category and works with ToGenBank, being used as a ToGenBank Data. ToGenBank is a simple utility program that reads a GenBank entry from a GCG sequence database, and writes it out in GenBank flat file format. The developer no longer updates ToGenBank and does not provide support anymore. Based on our current information, ToGenBank does not use other file types.
Application: ToGenBank
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: chemical/x-genbank
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.inchi IUPAC International Chemical Identifier Data
.bsd Crossfire Data
.cer MSI Cerius 2 Format Data
.jsdraw JSDraw Data

ArcView Ungenerate File

gen file - ArcView Ungenerate File
The GEN file belongs to the GIS category and works with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, being used as an ArcView Ungenerate File. ArcView is full-featured GIS software for visualizing, analyzing, creating, and managing data with a geographic component. The developer is still actively supporting the ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, likely. Our data shows that ESRI ArcGIS Desktop uses 34 more file types.
Application: ESRI ArcGIS Desktop
Program name: -
Category: GIS files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
-
Related extensions:
.avl ArcView Legend Template
.dir ArcView INFO Directory Manager Data
.trv Topocad Traverse Document
.tst Topocad Section Template

Chromeleon Generic Driver Configuration

gen file - Chromeleon Generic Driver Configuration
The GEN file belongs to the Data category and works with Chromeleon, being used as a Chromeleon Generic Driver Configuration. Chromeleon is a Chromatography Data System that allows you to control chromatography instruments and evaluate, process, report, and backup data. The developer is still actively supporting the Chromeleon, likely. Our data shows that Chromeleon uses 11 more file types.
Application: Chromeleon
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Aliases:
acd, dad
Related extensions:
.pgm Chromeleon Program
.pan Chromeleon Control Panel
.slg Chromeleon Audit Trail Data
.adc Chromeleon ADC Data

The .gen file extension might not only belong to a single type of file, there could be various kinds that use it. Keep in mind that files with the .gen extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .gen file extension wrong?

In our database, we came across the following similar extensions:

.ten TeeChart Chart Template
.grn Masterpoint Green Points Data
.en English Language Info File
.hen HEN Project
.nen Nick-O-Matic Design Factory Data
.ben SiSoftware Sandra Benchmark Data

The .gen extension is frequently misused

People sometimes confuse the .gen filename extension. Based on the searches on our site, here are the most common misspellings from the past year.

gsn (1), en (1), ten (1), ven (1), ben (1), ge (1), geb (1), fen (1), gfn (1), hen (1)

Having trouble opening a .gen file?

If you want to open a .gen file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. Incorrect settings for the .gen association can trigger this error.

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.gen

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 from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program with which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2016/2019/2022, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux, Mac OS X, macOS, iOS, Android