What is a .GPSCAN File And How To Open It – Erwin Bonsma (Visual Guide)

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Have you came across a file with the .gpscan extension, but it is a file you have never seen 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 .gpscan file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .GPSCAN file?

The .GPSCAN file extension stands for GrandPerspective Scan File. This file extension was developed by Erwin Bonsma. The format of this data related file is xml.

What to know

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

How to open a .GPSCAN file?

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

How to open a .GPSCAN file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .gpscan file on Mac.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GPSCAN 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 right click on your file and choose “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 GrandPerspective software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .GPSCAN file?

If you cannot open the .GPSCAN file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GPSCAN file.gpu – GamePark, .gpx – GPS Exchange File, .gpx – Arobas Music, .gqsx – Microsoft, .gr2 – RAD Game Tools. 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 .GPSCAN file with the GrandPerspective program on Mac.