.GRIB2 File Extension

Developer:
World Meteorological Organization
File Type:
GRIB2 Meteorological Data File
Popularity:

Having trouble opening .grib2 extension? Don't panic! This page explains what grib2 files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open grib2 files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a GRIB2 file?

Grib2 file extension has GRIB2 Meteorological Data file type, developed by World Meteorological Organization, which is associated with the "data files" category.

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

grib2 file icon
Developer:
World Meteorological Organization
File Type:
GRIB2 Meteorological Data File
Category:
Data Files
Format:
Binary

How to open GRIB2 file?

Double click the grib2 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 .grib2 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 grib2 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 grib2 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 GRIB2 files

  • Windows Windows
    • GrADS GrADS
    • zyGrib zyGrib
    • wgrib2 wgrib2
  • MacOS MacOS
    • GrADS GrADS
    • zyGrib zyGrib
    • wgrib2 wgrib2
  • Linux Linux
    • GrADS GrADS
    • zyGrib zyGrib
    • wgrib2 wgrib2

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 grib2 file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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