What is a .GDOCX File And How To Open It – Google (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .gdocx extension and you don’t know what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why we have made this article! You will learn how to open the .gdocx file extension on various systems, what it is and how to work with it.

What is a .GDOCX file?

The file extension .GDOCX is Google Drive Document. The creator of this file extension is Google.

What to know

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

How to open a .GDOCX file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .GDOCX file on various operating systems.

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

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

1. The first step is to download the Google Drive File Stream software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is Google Drive and Google Drive File Stream.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GDOCX 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Google Drive File Stream software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GDOCX file on Mac

The .gdocx file can be opened in 4 steps on Mac.

1. The first step is to download the Google Drive File Stream software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Google Drive and Google Drive File Stream.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GDOCX 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: Clicking “Open with”

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

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Google Drive File Stream software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .GDOCX file?

If you cannot open the .GDOCX file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .GDOCX file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .gdr – Symbian OS Font File, .gdraw – Google, .gdrive – Arainia Solutions, .gds – Cadence Design Systems, .gdt – gretl Datafile. 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 .GDOCX file with the Google Drive File Stream, Google Drive programs on Windows and Google Drive File Stream, Google Drive programs on Mac.