What is a .GCA File And How To Open It

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .gca extension. It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .gca file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .GCA file?

The .GCA file extension comes from GCA File Archive. The file is a compressed file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .gca file on 1 platform.

How to open a .GCA file?

In this part of the article we will show you how to open the .GCA file on various operating systems.

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .gca file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the DGCA software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: DGCA.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GCA file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Choose “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the DGCA software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .GCA file?

If you are still unable to open the .GCA file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GCA file.gcd – General CADD Products, .gcd – Prassi, .gcd – Bethesda Softworks, .gcdp – Software Depot Online, .gcf – Valve. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .GCA file with the DGCA program on Windows.