What is a .GXF File And How To Open It – Grass Valley Group (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .gxf extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .gxf file extension and how to open it.

What is a .GXF file?

The .GXF file extension is from General eXchange Format File. It was developed by Grass Valley Group. The file is a video related file.

What to know

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

How to open a .GXF file?

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

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

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .gxf file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: VideoLAN VLC media player.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .GXF file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 VideoLAN VLC media player software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .GXF file on Mac

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .GXF 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: 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 VideoLAN VLC media player 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 .GXF file on Linux

To open the .gxf file on Linux, please follow these 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the VideoLAN VLC media player software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. You can also use VideoLAN VLC media player software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .GXF 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: 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 VideoLAN VLC media player 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 .GXF file?

If you cannot open the .GXF file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .GXF file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .gxf – General CADD Products. 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 .GXF file with the VideoLAN VLC media player program on Windows, VideoLAN VLC media player program on Mac and VideoLAN VLC media player software on Linux.