.GDT File Extension

File Type:
gretl Datafile

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

What is a GDT file?

Gdt file extension has gretl Datafile file type, which is associated with the "data files" category.

Gretl is an open source econometrics software. It saves data files with this extension and uses them to do its job. GDT files use XML formatting and store economic data: observations, descriptions, and variables. The information saved in a GDT files is written in plain text. For smaller data files the GDT format is used, but when the file size exceeds 10MB, then the .GDBT format will be a better option providing faster read and writes times.

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

gdt file icon
File Type:
gretl Datafile
Data Files

How to open GDT file?

Double click the gdt 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 .gdt 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 gdt 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".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the gdt 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 GDT files

  • Windows Windows
    • gretl gretl
  • MacOS MacOS
    • gretl gretl

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 gdt file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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