What is a .GLS File And How To Open It – SourceTec Software (Easy Guide)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .gls 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 .gls file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .GLS file?

The .GLS file extension comes from Sothink SWF Easy Shape File. This file extension belongs to the developer SourceTec Software. This vector related file is in binary format.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .gls file on 1 platform.

How to open a .GLS file?

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

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

There are 4 simple steps to open the .gls file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the SourceTec Sothink SWF Quicker software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use SourceTec Sothink SWF Easy and SourceTec Sothink SWF Quicker software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GLS 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: 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 SourceTec Sothink SWF Quicker software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .GLS file?

If you cannot open the .GLS file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GLS file.gls – Babylon, .gls – GLScript. 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 .GLS file with the SourceTec Sothink SWF Quicker, SourceTec Sothink SWF Easy programs on Windows.