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Details of extension .gvar

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

PLINK Genetic Variant File

The GVAR file is a PLINK Genetic Variant File. 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.
Category: Data files
Application: PLINK
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
PLINK Homozygosity Data
PLINK Genotype Count Report
PLINK Individual Information File
PLINK Text Relationship Matrix
PLINK Fixation Index Report

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Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

Farming Simulator Game Archive
Greenfoot Scenario Archive
GeoVisu Route Data
MODELLER Sequence Variability Profile

The .gvar filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

gvr (1), gar (1), var (1), gfar (1)

Can't open a .gvar file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.gvar

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