.GSD File Extension

Developer:
PROFIBUS & PROFINET International
File Type:
General Station Description File
Popularity:

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

What is a GSD file?

Gsd file extension has General Station Description file type, developed by PROFIBUS & PROFINET International, which is associated with the "text files" category.

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

gsd file icon
Developer:
PROFIBUS & PROFINET International
File Type:
General Station Description File
Category:
Text Files
Format:
XML

How to open GSD file?

Double click the gsd 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 .gsd 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 gsd 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 gsd 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 GSD files

  • Windows Windows
    • PROFIBUS GSD Editor PROFIBUS GSD Editor
    • PROCENTRIC ProfiTrace PROCENTRIC ProfiTrace
    • OMRON CX-Profibus OMRON CX-Profibus
    • Siemens SIMATIC Manager Siemens SIMATIC Manager
    • Microsoft Notepad Microsoft Notepad
    • Notepad++ Notepad++
    • Other text editor Other text editor

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

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