What is a .GBL File And How To Open It – Ucamco (Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .gbl extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .gbl file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .GBL file?

The .GBL file extension comes from Gerber Bottom Layer Data File. The developer of this file extension is Ucamco. The file has the text format, and it is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .gbl file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .GBL file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .GBL file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .GBL file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .gbl file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the Altium Designer and Autodesk EAGLE software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GBL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Altium Designer software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GBL file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .gbl file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Autodesk EAGLE software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GBL file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Autodesk EAGLE software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .GBL file on Linux

To open the .gbl file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Autodesk EAGLE software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .GBL file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Autodesk EAGLE software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .GBL file?

If you cannot open the .GBL file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GBL file.gblorb – Glulx Blorb Game File, .gbm – Harry Mulder, .gbo – Ucamco, .gbp – Ucamco, .gbp – Genie-Soft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .GBL file with the Altium Designer, Autodesk EAGLE programs on Windows, Autodesk EAGLE program on Mac and Autodesk EAGLE software on Linux.