What is a .GPF File And How To Open It – Geosoft

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Have you downloaded a file with .gpf extension, but you have never seen this extension before? 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 .gpf file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .GPF file?

The file extension .GPF comes from Geosoft Project File. It was developed by Geosoft. The file has the binary format, and it is a GIS software file.

What to know

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

How to open a .GPF file?

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

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Geosoft Oasis montaj Viewer software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Geosoft Oasis montaj and Geosoft Oasis montaj Viewer software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GPF 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: 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 Geosoft Oasis montaj Viewer software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .GPF file?

If you are still unable to open the .GPF file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GPF file.gpf – Nuke, .gpf – Gravity Interactive, .gpf – European Commission. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .GPF file with the Geosoft Oasis montaj Viewer, Geosoft Oasis montaj programs on Windows.