The file extension GCD is associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include Prassi CD, Sprint, and Generic CADD. GCD files contain data and information related to the program that created the file.
If the file extension GCD is related to Prassi CD, the file is a disk image file type that contains data which is a duplicate disk image of data stored on a CD. The type of data will vary according to the program or application that created it. Prassi is a disk imaging software application created by Prassi Technologies.
GCD files that are related to Sprint Nextel are an audio and image file type that contains descriptions of cell phone backgrounds and ringtones. This type of GCD file is typically in plain text format and is referred to as a General Content Descriptor created by Sprint Nextel.
If the file extension GCD is associated with Generic CADD, the file is a CAD file type that contains diagrams, text, mathematical calculations, lines, and other elements used with Computer Aided Design. Generic CADD is an older Computer Aided Design program that is used for architectural drawings, landscapes, building structures, and other illustrations associated with the architecture industry.
How to Open GCD Files
Since GCD files can be opened using multiple programs and applications, double click on the file to see if it will automatically open in a default program you have installed on your PC. The contents of GCD files can vary, so you may already have a program which will open them.
If the GCD file extension is associated with Prassi and you are using Windows, you can open the file using CD Right! or CD Rep disk imaging software which is available on the Prassi website. You can also open GCD files using IsoBuster, which is a media software data recovery tool for Windows. The software allows you to recover files from a hard drive, CD, DVD, or Blu-ray disk and is available on the IsoBuster website.
For Mac OS X, you can open this type of GCD file using Apple Disk Utility. Other programs that work with Mac include Roxio Toast 11 and VMware Fusion 4 for Mac. You can also open GCD files using VLC Media Player, which is an open source media program available as a free download on the VideoLAN website. VLC Media Player also works with Windows and the Linux operating system.
If the file extension GCD is related to the General Content Descriptor by Sprint Nextel, you can open the file using any text editing program. If you are using Windows, you can open this type of GCD file using WordPad, Notepad, or TextPad. For Mac OS X, you can use Apple TextEdit, TextMate, BBEdit, or Microsoft Word 2011. You can also open GCD files on the Linux operating system with AbiWord, gEdit, Nano Editor, or Vim.
If the file extension GCD is created with Generic CADD and you are using Windows or Linux, you can open the file using the Generic CADD program which is available on the Generic CADD website. You can also opt to open GCD files using ArchiCAD, which is a Computer Aided Design program available on the GRAPHISOFT website. ArchiCAD is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.