What is a .SCHEMAS File And How To Open It – The GNOME Project (Visual Guide)

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

What is a .SCHEMAS file?

The .SCHEMAS file extension is GConf Schema Definition File. It was developed by The GNOME Project. This system related files is in text format.

What to know

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

How to open a .SCHEMAS file?

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

How to open a .SCHEMAS file on Linux

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

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .SCHEMAS 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, 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 gedit software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .SCHEMAS file?

If you cannot open the .SCHEMAS file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .SCHEMAS file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .schematic – MCEdit, .si – Autodesk, .si – Mindscape, .sia – Sia, .sia – Acoustica. 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 .SCHEMAS file with the gedit software on Linux.