Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .gis

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .gis file?
  • Which program can create the .gis file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .gis format?
  • What can convert .gis files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .gis extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Carlson SurvCADD GIS File .gis file icon

Carlson SurvCADD GIS File

GIS file is a Carlson SurvCADD GIS File. Carlson SurvCADD is a suite of survey tools working in the AutoCAD environment.
Category: GIS files
Application: Carlson SurvCADD
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Quantum GIS Project

Other types of files may also use the .gis file extension. If you have helpful information about .gis extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .gis filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

ris (28), igs (24), gsi (14), gi (14), vis (10), his (8), fis (8), gs (8), bis (6), tis (6), is (5), gls (4), gix (3), gic (3), gks (3)

Can't open a .gis file?

If you want to open a .gis file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .gis association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.gis

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 whith 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 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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