.GMW File Extension

Developer:
Blue Marble Geographics
File Type:
Global Mapper Workspace File
Popularity:

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

What is a GMW file?

Gmw file extension has Global Mapper Workspace file type, developed by Blue Marble Geographics, which is associated with the "settings files" category.

Global Mapper is a GIS program that creates workspace files with extension. They store information about visible map layers, the configuration of those layers, and their settings as well. Workspace is an essential part of Global Mapper; this is why the application needs GMW files and also uses them to save screenshots of the current map viewed by the user.

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

gmw file icon
Developer:
Blue Marble Geographics
File Type:
Global Mapper Workspace File
Category:
Settings Files
Format:
N/A

How to open GMW file?

Double click the gmw 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 .gmw 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 gmw extension associations' problem in no time:

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  • 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 gmw 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 GMW 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 gmw file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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