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Details of extension .ggc

On this page, we're going to take a closer look at the .ggc file extension, which is related to Google Desktop Gadget Container.

We'll explain what exactly a .ggc 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 .ggc files into different formats, we'll give you some tips on how to do that too.

Let's see the file format associated with this file extension!


  1. Google Desktop Gadget Container

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Google Desktop Gadget Container

ggc file - Google Desktop Gadget Container
The GGC file belongs to the Data category and works with Google Desktop, being used as a Google Desktop Gadget Container. Google Desktop is a free and quick search engine for your personal computer files. A gadget is a plug-in component for Google Desktop. The developer is still actively supporting the Google Desktop, likely. Our data shows that Google Desktop uses 3 more file types.
Application: Google Desktop
Program name: -
Category: Data files
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Related extensions:
.gg Google Desktop Gadget

The .ggc 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 .ggc extension may contain various content types. If you have helpful information about this extension, write to us!

Could someone have spelled the .ggc file extension wrong?

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

.vgc ViziGen Code Generation Template
.ghc Adobe RoboHelp Visual Basic Constant Map
.ggf GPS Pathfinder Office Geoid Grid
.bgc PnET-BGC Model
.ngc NeoGeo Pocket Color ROM Image
.grc GX Compiled Resource File

The .ggc extension is frequently misused

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

vgc (1), ghc (1), ggf (1), bgc (1), ngc (1), grc (1), gg (1), gc (1), ggs (1), fgc (1)

Having trouble opening a .ggc file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.ggc

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