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Details of extension .gws

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

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

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

Geosoft Workspace

GWS file is a Geosoft Workspace. Geosoft Incorporated provides geophysical and geological software and geospatial server technology for professional geoscientists involved in natural resource exploration and related earth science disciplines. Geosoft Oasis montaj is a spatial information processing and mapping software platform for exploration geophysics and geological modelling applied to resource exploration.
Detailed description not available
Category: GIS files
Application: Geosoft Oasis Montaj
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Geosoft Project File
GX Resource Header File
GX Resource Source File
GX Compiled Resource File
Geosoft Script
Groundspeak Wherigo Save File .gws file icon

Groundspeak Wherigo Save File

GWS file is a Groundspeak Wherigo Save File. Wherigo is a platform that allows you to build location based GPS experiences on your computer and play them in the real world.
Category: Data files
Application: Wherigo
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Groundspeak Compiled Wherigo Cartridge
Groundspeak Wherigo Cartridge Archive
Groundspeak Wherigo Cartridge Log

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

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

SmartWare Worksheet Backup
Check Point NG Firewall Settings
Grab-a-Site Data File
SmartWare Scientific Graph Definition File
GrafEq Data
GemStone Document
Geometer Sketchpad Script
GraphShow Worksheet

The .gws filename extension is often given incorrectly!

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

fws (1), vws (1), rws (1), hws (1), gwe (1), gw (1), gss (1), ges (1), gas (1), wgs (1), bws (1), tws (1), nws (1), gwz (1), gwc (1)

Can't open a .gws file?

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

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.gws

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