.GSM File Extension

Golden Software
File Type:
MapViewer Project File

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

What is a GSM file?

Gsm file extension has MapViewer Project file type, developed by Golden Software, which is associated with the "gis files" category.

Projects created in MapViewer – a spatial analysis application for drawing geographic maps – are saved in files with this extension. They contain references to source information files that were used during the process of map generation and also store various visualization settings (like colors, icons, annotations, a legend, etc.). Finalized visualizations can be exported from GSM files to common raster graphic formats and used for presentations or publications.

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

gsm file icon
Golden Software
File Type:
MapViewer Project File
GIS Files

How to open GSM file?

Double click the gsm 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 .gsm 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 gsm 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 gsm 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 GSM 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 gsm file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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