What is a .GP3 File And How To Open It – Arobas Music (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .gp3 extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .gp3 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .GP3 file?

The .GP3 file extension is Guitar Pro 3 File. It was developed by Arobas Music. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There are currently 2 software that can open the .gp3 file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .GP3 file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .GP3 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .GP3 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .gp3 file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the TuxGuitar software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Arobas Music Guitar Pro and TuxGuitar.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GP3 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 TuxGuitar software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GP3 file on Mac

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .gp3 file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the TuxGuitar software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is TuxGuitar.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GP3 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: 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. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the TuxGuitar software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .GP3 file on Linux

The .gp3 file can be opened in 4 steps on Linux.

1. The first step is to download the TuxGuitar software. This software will be used for opening the file. The other software that you can use is TuxGuitar.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .GP3 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the TuxGuitar software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .GP3 file?

If you cannot open the .GP3 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .GP3 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .gp4 – Arobas Music, .gp4 – CCITT, .gp5 – Arobas Music, .gpbank – Arobas Music, .gpd – Microsoft. 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 .GP3 file with the TuxGuitar, Arobas Music Guitar Pro programs on Windows, TuxGuitar program on Mac and TuxGuitar software on Linux.