What is a .GTKRC File And How To Open It – The GTK+ Project (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .gtkrc extension, but you have never seen this extension before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .gtkrc file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .GTKRC file?

The .GTKRC file extension is from GTK+ Theme File. The developer of this file extension is The GTK+ Project. The format of this file is text, and it is a settings related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .GTKRC file?

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

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

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GTKRC 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the GTK software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GTKRC file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GTKRC 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 GTK software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .GTKRC file on Linux

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

1. The first step is to download the GTK software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use GTK software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .GTKRC 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 right click on your file and choose “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 GTK 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 .GTKRC file?

If you cannot open the .GTKRC file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .GTKRC file.gtl – Ucamco, .gtm – Charles H. King, .gtm – Geo Studio Technology, .gto – Ucamco, .gtp – Ucamco. 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 .GTKRC file with the GTK program on Windows, GTK program on Mac and GTK software on Linux.