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Details of extension .gmo

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .gmo file?
  • Which program can create the .gmo file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .gmo format?
  • What can convert .gmo files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .gmo extension?
GNU Gettext Machine Object File .mo file icon

GNU Gettext Machine Object File

MO file is a GNU Gettext Machine Object File. GNU gettext is the GNU internationalization and localization (i18n) library. It is commonly used for writing multilingual programs. MO (Machine Object) files are compiled, machine-readable PO (Portable Object) files.
Category: Development files
Application: GNU Gettext
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
GNU Gettext Portable Object
GNU Gettext Portable Object Template

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

dBASE IV Compiled Object
Norton Ghost Image
Gerber Keep Out Layer
Visual Basic Global Declaration
Autologic Bitmap Image
GPS Tuner Map Calibration Data
Game Maker 7.x Data
Geography Markup Language Document

The .gmo filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

go (1), gmp (1), gmk (1), gm0 (1), glo (1), tmo (1), gho (1), nmo (1), bmo (1), mgo (1), gom (1), gno (1), gml (1), gmi (1), gm (1)

Can't open a .gmo file?

If you want to open a .gmo file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .gmo association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error 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 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 2003/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android