.GBS File Extension

File Type:
Gerber Bottom Solder Mask Data File

Having trouble opening .gbs extension? Don't panic! This page explains what gbs files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open gbs files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a GBS file?

Gbs file extension has Gerber Bottom Solder Mask Data file type, developed by Ucamco, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Typically generated by various CAD Printed Circuit Board (PCB) programs, the file is used for saving bottom-side solder mask data, as well as information regarding the pads, which require soldering. GBS files are quite similar to .GTS files. 
Gerber format files are a lot like .PDF files; they may be viewed but cannot be edited. 


To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

gbs file icon
File Type:
Gerber Bottom Solder Mask Data File
Data Files

How to open GBS file?

Double click the gbs file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .gbs extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the gbs extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

File Size: 3.04 MB, Download time: < 1 min. on DSL/ADSL/Cable

This Tool is Compatible With: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10

Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the gbs file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open GBS files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the gbs file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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