What is a .GREENFOOT File And How To Open It – University of Kent

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Introduction

While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .greenfoot extension. You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .greenfoot file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .GREENFOOT file?

The file extension .GREENFOOT stands for Greenfoot Project Archive. This file extension belongs to the developer University of Kent. The file has the text format, and it is a development related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .greenfoot file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .GREENFOOT file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .GREENFOOT file on your operating system/device.

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

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Greenfoot software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. The other software that you can use is Greenfoot.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GREENFOOT file

2. The second step is locating 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 Greenfoot software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GREENFOOT file on Mac

To open the .greenfoot file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Greenfoot software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: Greenfoot.

Step 2

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

How to open a .GREENFOOT file on Linux

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

1. In the first step you need to download the Greenfoot software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Greenfoot software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .GREENFOOT 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 Greenfoot software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .GREENFOOT file?

If you are still unable to open the .GREENFOOT file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GREENFOOT file.grf – Gravity, .grf – Hydesoft Computing, .grf – Javlin, .grf – Golden Software, .grf – Chris Sawyer. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .GREENFOOT file with the Greenfoot program on Windows, Greenfoot program on Mac and Greenfoot software on Linux.